Accra

geographical name
Ac·​cra | \ ˈä-krə How to pronounce Accra (audio) , ˈa-; ə-ˈkrä How to pronounce Accra (audio) \

Definition of Accra

city, port on the Gulf of Guinea, and capital of Ghana population 1,848,614

Learn More about Accra

Statistics for Accra

Cite this Entry

“Accra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Accra. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on Accra

Nglish: Translation of Accra for Spanish Speakers

Comments on Accra

What made you want to look up Accra? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!