Gorée, Île de

geographical name
Go·​rée, Île de | \ ˈēl-də-gō-ˈrā How to pronounce Gorée, Île de (audio) \
variants: or in English often Goree Island \ gō-​ˈrā How to pronounce Goree Island (audio) \

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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“Gorée, Île de.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gor%C3%A9e,%20%C3%8Ele%20de. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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