Ghana

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geographical name Gha·na \ˈgä-nə, ˈga-\

Definition of Ghana

  1. 1 or Gana ancient empire of western Africa in what is now western Mali; flourished in the 4th–13th centuries

  2. 2 country of western Africa bordering on the Gulf of Guinea; a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations; capital Accra area 92,100 square miles (238,539 square kilometers), population 24,658,823 Ghana was formerly a British territory called the Gold Coast, which comprised the Gold Coast Colony, Ashanti, the Northern Territories, and British Togoland trust territory. It gained its independence in 1957.

Ghanaian

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Ghanian

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GHANA Defined for English Language Learners

Ghana

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geographical name Gha·na \ˈgä-nə, ˈga-\

Definition of Ghana for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa



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