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The capital and largest city of Liberia, in the northwest part on the Atlantic Ocean. It was founded in 1822 as a haven for freed slaves and named after US President James Monroe.
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(Placename) the capital and chief port of Liberia, on the Atlantic: founded in 1822 as a home for freed American slaves; University of Liberia (1862). Pop: 614 000 (2005 est)
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(mənˈroʊ vi ə)

the capital of Liberia, in W Africa. 425,000.
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Noun1.Monrovia - the capital and chief port and largest city of LiberiaMonrovia - the capital and chief port and largest city of Liberia
Liberia, Republic of Liberia - a republic in West Africa; established in 1822 by Americans as a way to free negro slaves
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President-elect George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) speaks during an interview with REUTERS at his residence in Monrovia, Liberia, January 2, 2018 - REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon CAIRO -- 30 January 2018: New Liberian President George Weah announced Tuesday in his first speech in the Parliament that he will cut his salary by 25 percent in support of his country's shattered economy, according to CNN channel.
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This visit comes after the decision adopted at the 51st Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Heads of State Conference, held on June 4, 2017, in Monrovia, Liberia, to grant Tunisia observer status within this regional organisation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.