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La·gos

 (lā′gŏs′, lä′gōs)
A city of southwest Nigeria on the Bight of Benin. An old Yoruba town, it served as the capital from independence in 1960 until 1991, when it was officially moved to Abuja. Lagos remains Nigeria's economic and commercial center.

Lagos

(ˈleɪɡɒs)
n
1. (Placename) the former capital and chief port of Nigeria, on the Bight of Benin: first settled in the sixteenth century; a slave market until the nineteenth century; ceded to Britain (1861); university (1962). Pop: 11 135 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) a state of SW Nigeria. Capital: Ikeja. Pop: 9 013 534 (2006). Area: 3345 sq km (1292 sq miles)

La•gos

(ˈlɑ goʊs, ˈleɪ gɒs)

n.
a seaport in SW Nigeria: former capital. 5,686,000.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lagos - chief port and economic center of NigeriaLagos - chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria
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
Translations

Lagos

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Lagos

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