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A city of southwest Finland on the Baltic Sea west of Helsinki. Settled in the early 1200s, it was the capital of Finland until 1812.
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(Finnish ˈturku)
(Placename) a city and port in SW Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia: capital of Finland until 1812. Pop: 175 059 (2003 est). Swedish name: Åbo
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(ˈtʊər ku)

a seaport in SW Finland. 163,400. Swedish, Åbo.
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Strictly, animal hide is aboa nwoma (animal + hide, skin), often abbreviated to nwoma, the term also used for leather.
The Akan saying, Aboa oni dua Onyame na pra no ho (literally, God is the protector of the tail-less animal) also indicates God's protection of nonhuman forms of life.
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A sense of timelessness is etched into the walls, the walls of this great seemingly aged, beautiful house (aboa sipokni chokmasi) holding within the creations of our Indian people, erected at the last available space on the Mall.