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Cameroon

Cam·e·roon

 (kăm′ə-ro͞on′)
A country of west-central Africa on the Bight of Biafra. Comprising the former French Cameroons and the southern part of British Cameroons, it became independent in 1960. Yaoundé is the capital and Douala the largest city.

Cam′e·roo′ni·an adj. & n.

Cameroon

(ˌkæməˈruːn; ˈkæməˌruːn)
n
1. (Placename) a republic in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: became a German colony in 1884; divided in 1919 into the Cameroons (administered by Britain) and Cameroun (administered by France); Cameroun and the S part of the Cameroons formed a republic in 1961 (the N part joined Nigeria); became a member of the Commonwealth in 1995. Official languages: French and English. Religions: Christian, Muslim, and animist. Currency: franc. Capital: Yaoundé. Pop: 20 549 221 (2013 est). Area: 475 500 sq km (183 591 sq miles). French name: Cameroun German name: Kamerun
2. (Placename) an active volcano in W Cameroon: the highest peak on the West African coast. Height: 4070 m (13 352 ft)

Cam•e•roon

(ˌkæm əˈrun)

n.
1. a republic in W equatorial Africa: formed in 1960 by the French trusteeship of Cameroun; joined in 1961 by the S part of the British trusteeship of Cameroons. 15,456,092; 179,558 sq. mi. (465,054 sq. km). Cap.: Yaoundé.
2. Mount, an active volcano in W Cameroon: highest peak on the coast of W Africa. 13,370 ft. (4075 m).
Cam`e•roon′i•an, adj. n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cameroon - an inactive volcano in western Cameroon; highest peak on the West African coast
Cameroun, Republic of Cameroon, Cameroon - a republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
2.Cameroon - a republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
capital of Cameroon, Yaounde - the capital of Cameroon
Douala - the largest city of Cameroon
Cameroon - an inactive volcano in western Cameroon; highest peak on the West African coast
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
Cameroonian - a native or inhabitant of Cameroon
Translations
Kamerun
Cameroun
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カメルーン
카메룬
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ประเทศแคเมอรูน
nước Cameroon

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Cameroun [ˌkæməˈruːn] NCamerún m

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الكَامِيرُون Kamerun Cameroun Kamerun Καμερούν Camerún Kamerun Cameroun Kamerun Camerun カメルーン 카메룬 Kameroen Kamerun Kamerun República dos Camarões Камерун Kamerun ประเทศแคเมอรูน Kamerun nước Cameroon 喀麦隆
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