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Monrovia

Syllabification: Mon·ro·vi·a
Pronunciation: /mənˈrōvēə
 
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Definition of Monrovia in English:

1The capital and chief port of Liberia; population 1,010,970 (2008). Founded in 1822 for resettled US slaves, it was later named for President James Monroe.
2An industrial city in southwestern California, northeast of Los Angeles; population 37,651 (est. 2008).

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