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 (lē′brə-vĭl′, -vēl′)
The capital and largest city of Gabon, in the northwest part of the country on the Gulf of Guinea. Founded as a French trading post in 1843, it was named Libreville after freed slaves settled there (1848).


(French librəvil)
(Placename) the capital of Gabon, in the west on the estuary of the Gabon River: founded as a French trading post in 1843 and expanded with the settlement of freed slaves in 1848. Pop: 649 000 (2005 est)


(Fr. li brəˈvil)

the capital of Gabon, in the W part, on the Gulf of Guinea. 350,000.
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Gabon, Gabonese Republic, Gabun - a republic on the west coast of Africa
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