Bioko

geographical name
Bi·​o·​ko | \ bē-ˈō-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce Bioko (audio) \
variants: or formerly Fernando Póo \ fer-​ˈnän-​(ˌ)dō-​ˈpō How to pronounce Bioko (audio) \ or 1973–79 Macías Nguema Biyogo \ mä-​ˈsē-​äs-​əŋ-​ˈgwä-​mə-​bē-​ˈyō-​(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Bioko (audio) \

Definition of Bioko

island of Equatorial Guinea off the coast of Cameroon in the Bight of Biafra area 779 square miles (2018 square kilometers), population 260,462

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“Bioko.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bioko. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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