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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

Cameroonian

[ˌkæməˈruːnɪən]
A. ADJcamerunés, camerunense
B. Ncamerunés/esa m/f, camerunense mf
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The Cameroonian embassy in Holland Park, has a single flag on its balcony and an embossed sign on the pillar outside.
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It is in the perspective of boosting the economic and trade cooperation relations between Tunisia and Cameroon, that a Tunisian Multi-sector Business Delegation led by the CEPEX in collaboration with the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Center (CCIC) and under the auspices of the Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia in Yaounde travelled to the Cameroonian economic metropolis, Douala, from July to 3, 2019.
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Cameroonian authorities are investigating the authenticity of a video purported to show the country's soldiers executing two women and their children, local media reported.