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A city of southern Nigeria east of the Niger River. It developed as a coal-mining center in the early 1900s.


1. (Placename) a state of S Nigeria. Capital: Enugu. Pop: 3 257 298 (2006). Area: 7161 sq km (2765 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in S Nigeria, capital of Enugu state: capital of the former Eastern region and of the breakaway state of Biafra during the Civil War (1967–70): coal-mining. Pop: 549 000 (2005 est)


(eɪˈnu gu)

a city in SE Nigeria. 279,000.
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