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Syllabification: La·gos
Pronunciation: /ˈläˌɡōs, ˈlāˌɡäs, ˈläɡəs

Definition of Lagos in English:

The chief city of Nigeria, a port on the Gulf of Guinea; population 7,439,300 (est. 2007). Originally a slave trade center, it became capital of the newly independent Nigeria in 1960, but was replaced by Abuja in 1991.

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