Togoland

geographical name
To·​go·​land | \ ˈtō-(ˌ)gō-ˌland How to pronounce Togoland (audio) \

Definition of Togoland

region of western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea between Benin and Ghana

Note: Togoland was a German protectorate until 1919, when it was divided into two trust territories: British Togoland in the west, which became part of Ghana in 1957 , and French Togo in the east, which became the country of Togo in 1958.

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Togolander \ ˈtō-​(ˌ)gō-​ˌlan-​dər How to pronounce Togolander (audio) \ noun

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“Togoland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Togoland. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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