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 (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.


(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)


(ˈæk rə, əˈkrɑ)

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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There are Southern American classics like jerk chicken, mackerel escabeche salad and Caribbean rice and peas, while African inspiration comes from deep fried akara (bean cakes) with red pepper salsa, and Lamb Brik, a flaky pastry pocket filled with spiced lamb and tomato sauce.
Boiled preparations retained the most iron (58%), followed by moin moin (27%) and akara (23%).
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We drink garri [cassava flour] and beans, akara and ogi [bean cake and pap], beans and plantain--sometimes we dey eat beans and moin moin [We sometime take beans and a derivation of beans paste].