American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- The capital and largest city of Burkina Faso, in the central part of the country. It was founded in the late 11th century and is today a trade and distribution center. Population: 1,180,000.
- n. The capital of Burkina Faso.
“African diplomats arrive to cement Guinea deal diplomats descended on Burkina Faso on Saturday to ensure a deal is sealed calling for Guinea's injured leader to step down and for his country OUAGADOUGOU: Guinea's junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara, injured in an assassination attempt, is recuperating in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's foreign ministry said Wednesday.”
“Africa's biggest film festival has opened in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkino Faso, showcasing some of the best films from across the continent," reports the BBC.”
“Emergences, an open-air venue run by three cheerful workaholics in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, plays mostly commercial Hollywood product like Cellular and Titanic.”
“The Belgian Red Cross 'Rosine Jourdain said that "bridges and dams have been destroyed, the main hospital in Ouagadougou which is close to a dam was inundated and some patients including about 60 children were evacuated.”
“On Mr. Friesen's desk lies a map of West Africa, dotted with capitals the Canadian struggles to pronounce, like Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.”
“Associated Press Libyan revolutionary fighters attack pro-Gadhafi forces beside the Ouagadougou conference center of Sirte, Libya on Sunday.”
“On Sunday, the Ouagadougou Convention Center, an ornate complex that Gadhafi frequently used for international summits, lay in ruins.”
“Many in the capital, Ouagadougou, expressed support for the government's actions.”
“That´s cute Tashby especially that part about the parking lot at Super Lake, the most dangerous place in Mexico or even in Ouagadougou.”
“The call letters indicate that XERF was actually a Mexican radio station and the fact that Dawg could pick up their signal in South Alabama and probably could have picked it up in Ouagadougou demonstrates the power of regulation.”
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