Definition of Gabon in English:

Gabon

Syllabification: Ga·bon
Pronunciation: /gäˈbôN
 
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  • A country in West Africa, on the Atlantic coast; population 1,515,000 (est. 2009); capital, Libreville; languages, French (official) and West African languages.

Gabon became a French territory in 1888. Part of French Equatorial Africa from 1910 to 1958, it declared independence in 1960

Derivatives

Gabonese

Pronunciation: /ˌgabəˈnēz, -ˈnēs/
adjective & noun
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  • In the 1970s and early 1980s, the Gabonese government imprinted another kind of Christian art: Western Old Master paintings with religious themes.
  • Located alongside the city's main post office, the postage stamp center complements the national museum by offering visitors a pictorial overview of Gabonese history in miniature.
  • I was desperate to get into the fabled Gabonese rainforest and find some gorillas for an Attenborough moment, but events continually conspired against me.

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