Gabon

geographical name
Ga·​bon | \ gä-ˈbōⁿ How to pronounce Gabon (audio) \

Definition of Gabon

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

Other Words from Gabon

Gabonese \ ˌga-​bə-​ˈnēz How to pronounce Gabon (audio) , -​ˈnēs \ adjective or noun

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“Gabon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gabon. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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