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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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Sporae dispersae der Oberen Kriede von Gabun, Aquatoriales Afrika.
Tanchiko's contributions to the genre include his use of elegant gabun style and Heian-influenced grammar, and his subjects, which reflect his enthusiasm for the theater, especially for Chikamatsu, and his interest in the Japanese classics.