Definition of Cameroon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkaməˈro͞on/
A country on the western coast of Africa, between Nigeria and Gabon; population 18,879,300 (est. 2009); capital, Yaoundé; languages, French and English (official), many local languages, pidgin. French name Cameroun.

A German protectorate from 1884 until 1916, it was subsequently administered by France and then by Britain as a League of Nations (later United Nations) trusteeship. In 1960, the French part became an independent republic and was joined in 1961 by part of British Cameroon; the remainder became part of Nigeria. Cameroon became a member of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1995.

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Syllabification: Cam·e·roon

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