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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.
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Noun1.Cameroonian - a native or inhabitant of Cameroon
Cameroun, Republic of Cameroon, Cameroon - a republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Adj.1.Cameroonian - of or relating to or characteristic of Cameroon or its people; "the Cameroonian capital"


A. ADJcamerunés, camerunense
B. Ncamerunés/esa m/f, camerunense mf
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