from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of western Africa including modern Togo and parts of Ghana. A German protectorate after 1884, the area was divided (1922) between Britain and France under a League of Nations mandate, later administered as separate UN trust territories. British Togoland became part of independent Ghana in 1957, with French Togoland gaining independence as Togo in 1960.
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- proper n. A former German protectorate in Africa, in what is now Togo
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