Definition of Gabon in English:
An equatorial country in West Africa, on the Atlantic coast; population 1,515,000 (est. 2009); languages, French (official), West African languages; capital, Libreville. Gabon became a French territory in 1888. Part of French Equatorial Africa from 1910 to 1958, it became an independent republic in 1960.
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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.
Pronunciation: /ˌɡabəˈniːz/adjective& noun
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