British West Africa love

British West Africa

Definitions

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  • n. the former British territories of western Africa, including Nigeria, Cameroon, Gambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, and the Gold Coast

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Examples

  • From British West Africa comes the bitter complaint that the West Africans should have the right or opportunity to settle their future for themselves is a thing which hardly enters the mind of the European politician.

    DARKWATER

  • African experiment; cooperative agriculture and banking in British West Africa by John Coleman (1949 -) DeGraft-Johnson

    It Matters.

  • British West Africa was the scene of an increasing number of strikes and protests following World War I.

    1923-25

  • In British West Africa, efforts were made to introduce constitutional changes permitting greater representation of Africans in the legislative councils.

    J. Africa, 1914-1945

  • RESOLVED by the Board of Visitors of The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia that Dr. Sidney W. Britton, Professor of Physiology, be and he is hereby granted leave of absence without pay for the second semester of the session of 1951-52 to accept a Fulbright grant to serve as Visiting Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Nigeria, British West Africa.

    Board of Visitors minutes

  • British West Africa (500,000 square miles) includes the basin of the lower Niger, the most densely peopled area in all Africa, the seat of the great Fula-Hausa empire of

    Up To Date Business Home Study Circle Library Series (Volume II.)

  • For the last year he had been employed on the Gold Coast, British West Africa, and it is presumed he was returning to his post when he met his death at the hands of the German sea raiders.

    New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 3, June, 1915 April-September, 1915

  • And so the Colonial Office appointed John Clayton to a new post in British West Africa, but his confidential instructions centered on a thorough investigation of the unfair treatment of black British subjects by the officers of a friendly European power.

    Tarzan of the Apes

  • British West Africa, but his confidential instructions centered on a thorough investigation of the unfair treatment of black British subjects by the officers of a friendly European power.

    Tarzan of the Apes

  • African experiment: Cooperative agriculture and banking in British West Africa by John Coleman DeGraft-Johnson

    It Matters.

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