There are 2 main definitions of accra in English:


Line breaks: accra
Pronunciation: /ˈakrə
, əˈkrɑː
(also akara)


(In West Africa and the Caribbean) a fritter made with black-eyed peas or a similar pulse, or, especially in Trinidad, mashed fish.
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  • England fans in Otley tucked into a traditional Nigerian breakfast of spicy black-eyed pea fritters (akara) and friend bananas at Korks Wine Bar and Brasserie.
  • I opened my dinner with an assiette créole: crab-back stuffed with saltfish and spices, accras (seafood and vegetable fritters) and a couple of local crayfish called ouassous.
  • Two special dishes of Tobago are curry crab and dumplings and accra, which is seasoned salt fish pounded and shaped into small cakes and fried.


from Yoruba àkàrà 'bean cake'.

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There are 2 main definitions of accra in English:


Line breaks: Accra
Pronunciation: /əˈkrɑː
The capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea; population 1,970,400 (est. 2005).

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