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A country of western Africa on the Bight of Benin. Situated between the Dahomey and Ashanti kingdoms, the region was held by Denmark in the 1700s and became the German protectorate of Togoland in 1884. The territory forming present-day Togo was administered as French Togoland from 1922 to 1960, when it achieved independence as a republic. Lomé is the capital and the largest city.
To′go·lese′ (-lēz′, -lēs′) adj. & n.
(Placename) a republic in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: became French Togoland (a League of Nations mandate) after the division of German Togoland in 1922; independent since 1960. Official language: French. Religion: animist majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Lomé. Pop: 7 154 237 (2013 est). Area: 56 700 sq km (20 900 sq miles)
(Biography) Marquis Heihachiro (ˌheɪhɑːˈtʃiːrəʊ). 1847–1934, Japanese admiral, who commanded the Japanese fleet in the war with Russia (1904–05)
Republic of, a country in W Africa on the Gulf of Guinea: formerly a French mandate; gained independence in 1960. 5,081,413; 21,925 sq. mi. (56,785 sq. km). Cap.: Lomé.
To`go•lese′ (-gəˈliz, -ˈlis) adj., n. pl. -lese.
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|Noun||1.||Togo - a republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control|
capital of Togo, Lome - capital and largest city of Togo; located in the south on the Gulf of Guinea
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
Ewe - a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana
Togolese - a native or inhabitant of Togo
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