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Ab·i·djan

 (ăb′ĭ-jän′)
The largest city and former official capital of Côte d'Ivoire, in the southeast of the country on an enclosed lagoon of the Gulf of Guinea. Although Yamoussoukro was designated the new capital in 1983, Abidjan remains the administrative center.

Abidjan

(ˌæbɪˈdʒɑːn; French abidʒɑ̃)
n
(Placename) a port in Côte d'Ivoire, on the Gulf of Guinea: the legislative capital (Yamoussoukro became the administrative capital in 1983). Pop: 3 516 000 (2005 est)

Ab•i•djan

(ˌæb ɪˈdʒɑn)

n.
a seaport in the Ivory Coast: the former capital. 1,850,000.
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Noun1.Abidjan - city recognized by the United States as the capital of the Ivory CoastAbidjan - city recognized by the United States as the capital of the Ivory Coast; largest city of the Ivory Coast
Cote d'Ivoire, Ivory Coast, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire - a republic in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; one of the most prosperous and politically stable countries in Africa
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