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Equatorial Guinea

Syllabification: E·qua·to·ri·al Guin·ea
Pronunciation: /ekwəˌtôrēəl ˈɡinē
 
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Definition of Equatorial Guinea in English:

A small country in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, comprising several offshore islands and a coastal settlement between Cameroon and Gabon; population 633,400 (est. 2009); capital, Malabo (on the island of Bioko); languages, Spanish (official), local Niger-Congo languages, pidgin.

Formerly a Spanish colony, the country became fully independent in 1968. It is the only independent Spanish-speaking state on the continent of Africa. Since 1991 it has been nominally a constitutional democracy

Derivatives

Equatorial Guinean

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • ‘I think the British thought, ‘If there's a change of regime, no problem ’, ‘said a spokesman for the Equatorial Guinean government.’
  • ‘We are awaiting a copy of the questions which the Equatorial Guinean authorities have addressed to the Department of Justice according to reports we have read,’ his legal adviser, Peter Hodes, said yesterday.
  • Mico Nsue had also defended some of the 100 Equatorial Guinean dissidents and former soldiers tried in 2002 for a threat to state security.

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