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Gha·na

 (gä′nə)
1. A medieval African kingdom in what is now eastern Senegal, southwest Mali, and southern Mauritania. It was founded probably in the 8th century ad and prospered because of its location astride the trans-Saharan caravan routes. The kingdom declined after the 11th century.
2. A country of western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. It was inhabited in precolonial times by a number of ancient kingdoms, including an inland Ashanti kingdom and various Fante states along the coast. Trade with European states flourished after contact with the Portuguese in the 1400s, and the British established a crown colony, Gold Coast, in 1874. Ghana became independent in 1957. Accra is the capital and the largest city.

Gha′na·ian (gä′nə-yən, gə-nā′ən), Gha′ni·an (gä′nē-ən) adj. & n.

Ghana

(ˈɡɑːnə)
n
(Placename) a republic in W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: a powerful empire from the 4th to the 13th centuries; a major source of gold and slaves for Europeans after 1471; British colony of the Gold Coast established in 1874; united with British Togoland in 1957 and became a republic and a member of the Commonwealth in 1960. Official language: English. Religions: Christian, Muslim, and animist. Currency: cedi. Capital: Accra. Pop: 25 199 609 (2013 est). Area: 238 539 sq km (92 100 sq miles)

Gha•na

(ˈgɑ nə, ˈgæn ə)

n.
1. a republic in W Africa comprising the former colonies of the Gold Coast and Ashanti, the protectorate of the Northern Territories, and the U.N. trusteeship of British Togoland: member of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1957. 18,887,626; 91,843 sq. mi. (237,873 sq. km). Cap.: Accra.
2. Kingdom of, a medieval W African empire extending from near the Atlantic coast almost to Timbuktu; flourished about 9th–12th centuries.
Gha′na•ian, Gha′ni•an, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ghana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of GuineaGhana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
Lake Volta - the Volta river in southeastern has been dammed to create one of the world's largest man-made lakes
Accra, capital of Ghana - the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
Kumasi - a city in southern Ghana
Tamale - a city in northern Ghana
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
Volta - a river in Ghana that flows south to the Bight of Benin
Ewe - a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana
Ghanian - a native or inhabitant of Ghana
Translations
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ประเทศกานา
nước Ghana

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I will do my best, I will give of my best and I will ensure that my actions make a positive difference in the lives of Ghanaians," he said after taking the oath of office.