French Equatorial Africa
or earlier French Congo geographical name former country W central Africa N of Congo River comprising a federation of Chad, Gabon, Middle Congo, & Ubangi-Shari territories capital Brazzaville

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • French Equatorial Africa — noun a former federation of French territories, in central Africa: Chad, Gabon, Middle Congo, and Ubangi Shari …   Australian English dictionary

  • French Equatorial Africa — a former federation of French territories in central Africa, including Chad, Gabon, Middle Congo (now People s Republic of the Congo), and Ubangi Shari (now Central African Republic): each became independent in 1960 …   Useful english dictionary

  • French Equatorial Africa — noun A federation in central Africa, stretching from the Sahara to the Congo River …   Wiktionary

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