Gabon

geographical name

Ga·​bon gä-ˈbōⁿ How to pronounce Gabon (audio)
country of western Africa on the Atlantic and bisected by the Equator; formerly a territory of French Equatorial Africa, since 1958 a republic; capital Libreville area 103,347 square miles (267,667 square kilometers), population 2,119,000
Gabonese adjective or noun

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“Gabon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gabon. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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