Gorée, Île de

geographical name Go·rée, Île de \ ˈēl-də-gō-ˈrā \
variants: or in English often Goree Island play \gō-ˈrā\

Definition of Gorée, Île de

island of Senegal in the harbor of the Atlantic formed by Cape Verde
Note: Prior to Senegal's independence, Iˆle de Gorée was under the control of a succession of European powers and served as a major slave-trading center in the 16th to 19th centuries.

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