Cotonou

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geographical name Co·to·nou \ˌkō-tō-ˈnü\

Definition of Cotonou

  1. city and port on the Gulf of Guinea; seat of the government of Benin population 679,000 Cotonou was formerly the capital of Dahomey.


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