(sier•ra le•one) n. – a country on the coast of West Africa.
a republic in West Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1961
Sierra Leone accounting glossary
Diamonds are the most important export from Sierra Leone, although the country is still unstable following a long period of civil war.
Government of Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Guinea on the north and Liberia on the south, with the Atlantic Ocean on the west. The name Sierra Leone was adapted from the Portuguese name for the country: Serra Leoa.