Dakar


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Da·kar

 (də-kär′, dăk′är′)
The capital and largest city of Senegal, in the western part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It grew around a French fort built in 1857 and was the capital of French West Africa from 1902 to 1959.

Dakar

(ˈdækə)
n
(Placename) the capital and chief port of Senegal, on the SE side of Cape Verde peninsula. Pop: 2 313 000 (2005 est)

Da•kar

(dɑˈkɑr)

n.
a seaport in and the capital of Senegal. 1,382,000; 68 sq. mi. (176 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dakar - the capital and chief port and largest city of SenegalDakar - the capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal
Republic of Senegal, Senegal - a republic in northwestern Africa on the coast of the Atlantic; formerly a French colony but achieved independence in 1960
Translations

Dakar

[ˈdækəʳ] NDakar m

Dakar

[ˈdækər] nDakar

Dakar

[ˈdækəʳ] nDakar f
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