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Akure is a city in south-western Nigeria, and is the largest city and capital of Ondo State. The city has a population of 387,100. The people are of the Yoruba ethnic group.

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Google previewThe Church Missionary Gleaner (1902)

Akure is a younger Church still, but under its energetic pastor, Mr. Ogunbiyi, it bids fair soon to have a good membership. We were particularly anxious to visit this place, as one of the first students sent out from Oyo is working there. It was a ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Aleutian Islands, Alaska AKE Akieni, Gabon AKI Akiak, Alaska AKJ Asahikawa, Japan AKK Akhiok, Alaska AKL Auckland, New Zealand AKM Zakouma, Chad AKO Akron, Colorado AKR Akure, Nigeria AKS Auki, Solomon Islands AKU Aksu, ...

Google previewAn English Dictionary.... (1717)

by Elisha Coles

Srenize, t» akure Uks th'nt. • Sirickzee, a Town in Zea Und. ' Glinge, g. a Chyrurgems Squirt. Sirius, the Dog fiar. Sirocco, 1. а ruxùmt South taß wind. Sifamnes, a Judge whom Cambyfes flea'd fot Bribery. Sifleiy, at Cicely. Sifiphus, a Robber ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Popular Culture (2010)

by Jessie Carney Smith

Sarah Stavrou, Akure Wall, Veronica Webb, and RoshumbaWilliams. Supermodel Banks was the first black model on the cover of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

Chief Yoruba cities are Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Akure, Ilorin, Ogbomosho, Oyo, and Ife. In Nigeria, Benin and Togo originally formed what was known as the Yoruba Empire, before the Europeans colonized Africa and partitioned the ...

Google previewStudent Encyclopedia of African Literature (2008)

by G. D. Killam, Alicia L. Kerfoot

A Nigerian novelist, playwright, and critic, Omotoso was born in Akure, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History (2005)

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the obas of this period, particularly Osemwede, Adolo, and Ovonramwen, still managed to make occasional attempts at asserting imperial control over Ekiti, Akure, and Owo in northeast Yoruba, parts of the Ishan county, and the western Igbo ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)

by Philipp Strazny

down to Akure, Ado- Ekiti, and Igede-Ekiti (Ekiti State), Ibadan (Oyo State), and Lagos. It is Nigeria's ...

Google previewA dictionary of Mangareva (or Gambier Islands) (1829)

by Edward Tregear, Royal Society of New Zealand

AKURE (akure), to hunt for lice. AKURERA ...

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