a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea (Freq. 1)

Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British

Derivationally related forms: ↑Ghanian, ↑Ghanaian
Instance Hypernyms: ↑African country, ↑African nation
Part Holonyms: ↑Africa
Member Meronyms: ↑Ewe, ↑Ghanian
Part Meronyms: ↑Lake Volta, ↑Accra, ↑capital of Ghana, ↑Kumasi, ↑Tamale, ↑Volta

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Ghana [Ghana]
a country in West Africa. It was part of the ↑British Empire from 1874, when it was called the Gold Coast, until 1957, when it was one of the first African countries to become independent. It is a member of the Commonwealth, and many Ghanaian people now live in Britain. The capital city is Accra.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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