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Equatorial Guinea

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A country of west-central Africa including islands in the Gulf of Guinea. Originally inhabited by Pygmy peoples, it was discovered by the Portuguese in 1472. The largest island, now called Bioko, was ceded to Spain by Portugal in 1778, and the mainland territory, Río Muni, came under Spanish rule in 1885. The colony became known as Spanish Guinea, and it gained independence from Spain in 1968. Malabo is the capital and the largest city. Population: 551,000.

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  • proper n. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a country of west central Africa (including islands in the Gulf of Guinea); became independent from Spain in 1968

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Examples

  • He says that during the most difficult moments of the past, writers were documenting what he calls Equatorial Guinea's memory of silence, and that his generation has now to write a memory of the oil boom.

    BBC News - Home

  • The African Union will hold a summit later this week in Equatorial Guinea, which is also not an ICC member.

    International court orders arrest of Gadhafi

  • In the chapter titled "Plunder" you discuss your inevitable expulsion from Equatorial Guinea, which is one of the most censored countries in the world behind only North Korea, Burma and Turkmenistan.

    Adriana Dunn: Crude World: An Interview with Peter Maass

  • PS I mean that the parallel between mortgage rates in the USA, which are based on clear and stable property rights and enforceable mortgages within the framework of a working system, and the estimated rate applicable to 20 year long contracts with a sovereign entity if you can call Equatorial Guinea a working sovereign state-like entity, which in my opinion is not and will never be in an unstable continent, etc.

    Oil Company Speculators, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • A U.S. diplomat calls Equatorial Guinea's dictator of 31 years one of "the good guys" in leaked diplomatic cables urging Washington to engage with its third largest oil supplier or risk endangering energy security.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • JOHANNESBURG - A U.S. diplomat calls Equatorial Guinea's dictator of 31 years one of "the good guys" in leaked diplomatic cables urging Washington to engage with its third largest oil supplier or risk endangering energy security.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Guinea Ecuatorial (local name Equatorial Guinea 2 00 N 10 00 E for Equatorial Guinea)

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

  • Spanish Guinea (former name Equatorial Guinea 2 00 N 10 00 E for Equatorial Guinea)

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

  • But neighbours such as Equatorial Guinea are a warning of how riches can be destructive.

    In praise of … São Tomé | Editorial

  • So, I gather that Houston Lawyer would be the first to support a massive U.S. military and diplomatic endeavors to bring functioning western democracy to countries such as Equatorial Guinea, the Sudan, Zimbabwe, and Angola?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Muravchik on the Future of Neoconservatism:

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