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1. Official name, Gab′onese Repub′lic. a republic in W equatorial Africa: formerly a part of French Equatorial Africa; member of the French Community. 1,225,853; 102,290 sq. mi. (264,931 sq. km). Cap.: Libreville.
2. an estuary in W Gabon. ab. 40 mi. (65 km) long.
Gab•o•nese (ˌgæb əˈniz, -ˈnis, ˌgɑ bə-) adj., n., pl. -nese.
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Noun1.Gabun - a republic on the west coast of AfricaGabun - a republic on the west coast of Africa
capital of Gabon, Libreville - the capital of Gabon
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Gabonese - a native or inhabitant of Gabon
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Lieutenant Colonel John Oliver Gabun, commanding officer of the 2nd Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army said, "the encounter happened when the platoon of Captain Lucas, while conducting combat operation received an information from a civilian tipster about the presence of the NPAs in the area who were conducting extortion activities and threatening the people to support violent armed struggle.
Sporae dispersae der Oberen Kriede von Gabun, Aquatoriales Afrika.