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A city of southwest Nigeria north-northeast of Lagos. Capital of a Yoruba kingdom c. 1800, it was taken by the Fulani in 1825 and came under British control in 1893. It is now an agricultural and commercial center.
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(Placename) a city in W Nigeria, capital of Kwara state: agricultural trade centre. Pop: 714 000 (2005 est)
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a town in W central Nigeria. 420,000.
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