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 (ăk′rə, ə-krä′)
The capital and largest city of Ghana, in the southeast part of the country on the Gulf of Guinea. Originally the capital of a small tribal kingdom, it became an important economic center after the completion in 1923 of a railroad to mining and agricultural regions in the country's interior.


(Placename) the capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea: built on the site of three 17th-century trading fortresses founded by the English, Dutch, and Danish. Pop: 1 970 000 (2005 est)


(ˈæk rə, əˈkrɑ)

a seaport in and the capital of Ghana, on the Gulf of Guinea. 867,459.
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Noun1.Accra - the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water portAccra - the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
Ghana, Gold Coast, Republic of Ghana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
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Other possible subsidiaries of (B) might conceivably be values that could refer to, build on, or (for Buddhist-soteriological purposes) even supersede, but not constitutively contradict, that founding value: "According to Dharmakirti and his successors, the contradictoriness between ignorance (avidya) and knowledge (vidya) lies in the fact that the two cognitions display contrary akaras of the alambana" (Eltschinger 259, n.
Beyond the hooks, I choose Akaras because the jigheads are perfectly shaped and smooth and made of high-grade tungsten and less lead solder, which means they're just slightly heavier than some of the other designs I've fished (I've weighed them on a jewelry scale).
Hold a tiny 2-mm Akara tungsten jig in the palm of your hand and it feels impossibly heavy for its size.
diamonds] originates from akaras is threefold: river, mine, and miscellaneous.
A little-noticed fact regarding ancient Indian metal culture is that there are two common and strikingly different words in Sanskrit for mine: khani and akara.
We glimpsed the island's beauty too, when we walked through the baking hot Akaras Gorge, then stopped at protected Lara Beach where loggerhead and green turtles can nest in peace.
GORGEOUS: Girls with mum Lydia at Akaras Gorge; LEG IT
Al analizar la microestructura de las akaras, encontraron que el secado a 30[grados]C produce akaras porosas, mientras que las producidas con las harinas secadas a mayor temperatura produjo akaras sin poros, compactas y finas, sin esponjosidad.
Adicionalmente, son utilizados en la elaboracion de platillos muy populares tales como el moin-moin o el akara, preparaciones a base de masas de frijol (Vigna unguiculata o Vigna sinensis) hervidas o fritas y tempe, alimento de origen Indonesio a base de soya fermentada, que en Nigeria se elabora a partir de Vigna unguiculata fermentada y tiene mucha aceptabilidad por parte de la poblacion (Djurtoft, 1985).
It appears here that Dharmaraksa and/or his assistants understood both akara (ground, reason, cause, disposition; cf.