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I·ba·dan

 (ē-bäd′n, ē-bä′dän)
A city of southwest Nigeria north-northeast of Lagos. Founded c. 1830 as a military camp, it developed into the most powerful Yoruba city-state before coming under British control in 1893. Today it is a major commercial, industrial, and cultural center.
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Ibadan

(ɪˈbædən)
n
(Placename) a city in SW Nigeria, capital of Oyo state: university (1948). Pop: 2 375 000 (2005 est)
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I•ba•dan

(iˈbɑd n)

n.
a city in SW Nigeria. 1,863,000.
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Noun1.Ibadan - a large Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria; site of a university
Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
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