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The capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea, on Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea. It was founded as Port Clarence by the British in 1827, was renamed Santa Isabel when it passed to Spanish control in 1843, and finally was renamed Malabo in 1973.
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(Placename) the capital and chief port of Equatorial Guinea, on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea. Pop: 105 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1973): Santa Isabel
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the capital of Equatorial Guinea, on N Bioko island. 40,000. Formerly, Santa Isabel.
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|Noun||1.||Malabo - the capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea|
Bioko - an island in the Gulf of Guinea that is part of Equatorial Guinea
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