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Definition of the noun west africa

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noun

  1. an area of western Africa between the Sahara Desert and the Gulf of Guinea

Place

West Africa, also called Western Africa and the West of Africa, is the westernmost subregion of the African continent. West Africa has been defined in Africa as including the 18 countries Benin, Burkina Faso, the island of Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the island of Saint Helena, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe and Togo.

Music

  1. "West Africa" is an album by saxophonist Willis Jackson which was recorded in 1973 and first released on the Muse label.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (41 years ago)
  2. "West Africa" is a composition.

Writings

  1. "West Africa" is a book by Richard Adloff.
    • also known as "West Africa; the French-speaking nations, yesterday and today"; "West Africa: the French-speaking nations, yesterday and today"
  2. "West Africa" is a book by W. B. Morgan.
  3. "West Africa" is a book by H. Osman Newland.
    • also known as "West Africa, a handbook of practical information for the official, planter, miner, financier & trader"
  4. "West Africa" is a book by Jim Hudgens.
    • also known as "West Africa: the rough guide"
  5. "West Africa" is a book by John William Blake.
    • also known as "West Africa: quest for God and gold, 1454-1578: a survey of the first century of white enterprise in West Africa, with particular reference to the achievement of the Portuguese and their rivalries with other European powers"

Miscellanea

West Africa was a weekly news magazine that was published in London for over 80 years and closed in 2005.

Phrases with West Africa

  1. british west africa
  2. Portuguese West Africa

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of United States-Africa Relations (2009)

by Robert Anthony Waters Jr.

and South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) rebels, and bludgeon neighboring countries into leaving South Africa ...

Google previewDictionary of African Historical Biography (1989)

by Mark R. Lipschutz, R. Kent Rasmussen

XIV Rulers, lists of Oyo Sokoto Caliphate Songhay Ngoni Nyoro Rwanda Thembu Xhosa Zulu Pereira Witbooi Southern Rhodesia Transvaal Senegal Sierra Leone Togo South West africa Tanganyika Uganda ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)

Volume 1: Africa by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

West Africa. Thougheachof these regionsblends ...

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Although native Africans domesticated some plants in the Sahel and in Ethiopia and in tropical West Africa, they acquired valuable domestic animals only later, from the north. (Jared Diamond)
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