Cameroons
geographical name region W Africa bordering on NE Gulf of Guinea formerly comprising British & French Cameroons but now divided between Nigeria & Cameroon

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  • Cameroons — [kam΄əro͞onz′] former region in W Africa consisting of two trust territories, French Cameroons (in 1960 forming the republic of CAMEROON) and British Cameroons (in 1961 divided between Cameroon and Nigeria) …   English World dictionary

  • Cameroons — Infobox Former Country native name = conventional long name = British Cameroons common name = British Cameroons| continent = Africa region = West Africa country = Cameroon era = World War I status = Mandate empire = United Kingdom government type …   Wikipedia

  • Cameroons — Cameroun britannique Article principal : Histoire du Cameroun. Cameroons 1922   1961 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cameroons — Cameroonian, adj., n. /kam euh roohnz /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. German, Kamerun. a region in W Africa: a German protectorate 1884 1919; divided in 1919 into British and French mandates. 2. Also called British Cameroons. the NW part of this… …   Universalium

  • cameroons — I. noun see cameroon I II. adjective see cameroon II, 1 * * * Cameroonian, adj., n. /kam euh roohnz /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. German, Kamerun. a region in W Africa: a German protect …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cameroons — n. Republic of Cameroon, republic on the western coast of central Africa; former German protectorate that was divided into British Cameroons and French Cameroons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cameroons — Cam•e•roons [[t]ˌkæm əˈrunz[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) 1) geg a region in W Africa: a German protectorate 1884–1919; divided in 1919 into British and French mandates 2) geg Also called British Cameroons a former British mandate (1919–46) and… …   From formal English to slang

  • Cameroons gum-copal — konginė giburcija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Guibourtia demeusei), paplitęs Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunamas kaučiukas. atitikmenys: lot. Guibourtia demeusei angl. African rosewood; bubinga; Cameroons… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • British Cameroons — Cameroons redirects here. This article is about the historical British colony. For the modern nation, see Cameroon. For the historical French colony, see French Cameroons. For the historical German colony, see Kamerun and Neukamerun. For the… …   Wikipedia

  • British Cameroons — Cameroons (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

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