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or N'dja·me·na or Ndja·me·na  (ən-jä′mə-nə) Formerly Fort-La·my (fôr-lä-mē′)
The capital and largest city of Chad, in the southwest part of the country on the Chari River. Founded by the French in 1900, it was renamed in 1973.
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(Placename) the capital of Chad, in the southwest, at the confluence of the Shari and Logone Rivers: trading centre for livestock. Pop: 866 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1973): Fort Lamy
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(ən dʒɑˈmeɪ nɑ)

the capital of Chad, in the SW part. 511,700. Formerly, Fort-Lamy.
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Noun1.Ndjamena - the capital and largest city of Chad; located in the southwestern on the Shari river
Republic of Chad, Tchad, Chad - a landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa; was under French control until 1960
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