Definitions

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  • n. A person from Gabon or of Gabonese descent.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Gabon or the Gabonese people

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or relating to Gabon or its inhabitants.
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Gabon.

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

  • n. a native or inhabitant of Gabon
  • adj. of or relating to Gabon or its inhabitants

Etymologies

From Gabon +‎ -ese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They have also expressed doubt that reforms promised by a new government appointed December 28 by long-term Gabonese President Omar

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DUPREE: The group, the group behind me are from Central African, Gabon and they're called the Gabonese Acrobatic Children.

    CNN Transcript Apr 8, 2001

  • After the meeting, the president of the U.N. Security Council for June, Gabonese Ambassador Nelson Messone, read a communiqué from the 15-member council.

    Security Council Endorses Ban for Second Term as UN Chief

  • The event has been marked by a Pontifical Mass in the usus antiquior celebrated by Msgr. Mvé Engone, at which the bishop of Port-Gentil, Mathieu Madega, as well as ministers of the Gabonese government assisted.

    Personal Parish for the Institute of Christ the King in Gabon

  • On Friday morning they gathered on a scruffy beach in Libreville, sang and laid flowers in the water for their compatriots who had died in 1993, shortly after taking off from the Gabonese capital for a World Cup qualifier in Senegal.

    Zambia 0-0 Ivory Coast (7-8 on pens) | Africa Cup of Nations final report

  • In several rounds of anonymous voting, both Jean Ping, a former Gabonese foreign minister who has led the commission since 2008, and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma , South Africa's home affairs minister and former wife of President Jacob Zuma, failed to win two-thirds majority support from members of the 54-member organization.

    African Union Vote Ends With No New Leader

  • The five defendants in the case, owners and executives of small military-equipment companies, were among 22 people charged in 2009 in connection with a purported scheme to pay a $1.5 million bribe to the Gabonese defense minister in return for what undercover investigators said was a $15 million contract to outfit his country's national guard.

    Jury Clears Two Businessmen in 'Sting' Case on Bribery

  • The defendants had been led to believe that they could participate in the contract if they agreed to inflate their prices on invoices to the Gabonese government, masking a $3 million "commission," according to evidence presented at trial.

    Jury Clears Two Businessmen in 'Sting' Case on Bribery

  • Earlier, the White House again defended Mr. Obama's decision to meet with the Gabonese president.

    Obama Urges Gabon's President to Root Out Corruption

  • Liban Suleiman told VOA Andre Mba Obame is trying to create division among ethnic Gabonese that will, in his words, mimic the crisis in both Ivory Coast and Tunisia.

    Gabonese Official Dismisses Opposition Leader’s “Ploy”

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