from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Guinea, in the southwest part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It is on an island connected with the mainland by causeway. Population: 1,870,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Guinea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. The capital city of Guinea. Population (2000) = 1,508,000.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a port and the capital of Guinea
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CONAKRY: Trading resumed for shops that were spared a weekend looting spree in Guinea's capital Conakry and hospital sources said an army mutiny had claimed some 50 lives and left 100 people injured.
CONAKRY - Campaigning begins for Guinea's first multi-party election but there are few signs of election fever in the traffic - choked streets of Conakry.
CONAKRY (Reuters) - Police deployed extra forces around Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday after street fighting between supporters of rivals for its presidential election left one dead and 50 injured over the weekend.
Clashes between police and stone-throwing protesters in Conakry entered a second day Tuesday, five days before Guinea's scheduled presidential run-off election.
Kids in Conakry, Guinea gather at the airport to study under the parking-lot lights.
Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the killing of more than 150 opposition demonstrators by Guinea security forces in Conakry.
But minutes after the shooting, Commander Idriss Cheriff had announced that the ringleader of the failed assassination, Lt Toumba Diakité and his colleagues whose names and number were withheld, had been arrested and detained at the Camp Alpha Yaya maximum military prison facility in Conakry which is also the headquarters of the military junta.
In an attempt to sound out Guinea's new president, who took office last month, the chief executives of Rio Tinto and Vale headed to Conakry, the country's capital.
In the criminal court in Conakry for example, there were over 200 cases on the docket and only one was dealt with last year, continued Dufka.
In Conakry, residents say prices have risen for basic food staples, such as rice and sugar.