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The capital and largest city of Sierra Leone, in the western part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It was settled in 1792 by freed slaves sent from Canada by British abolitionists.
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(Placename) the capital and chief port of Sierra Leone: founded in 1787 for slaves freed and destitute in England. Pop: 1 007 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of Sierra Leone, in W Africa. 469,776.
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