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Ac·cra

 (ăk′rə, ə-krä′)
The capital and largest city of Ghana, in the southeast part of the country on the Gulf of Guinea. Originally the capital of a small tribal kingdom, it became an important economic center after the completion in 1923 of a railroad to mining and agricultural regions in the country's interior.

Accra

(əˈkrɑː)
n
(Placename) the capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea: built on the site of three 17th-century trading fortresses founded by the English, Dutch, and Danish. Pop: 1 970 000 (2005 est)

Ac•cra

(ˈæk rə, əˈkrɑ)

n.
a seaport in and the capital of Ghana, on the Gulf of Guinea. 867,459.
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Noun1.Accra - the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water portAccra - the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
Ghana, Gold Coast, Republic of Ghana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
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The departure time of the return flight from Accra to Windhoek will, however, remain unchanged at 22:50 local time.