from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Senegal, in the western part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It grew around a French fort built in 1857 and was the capital of French West Africa from 1902 to 1959. Population: 1,980,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of Senegal
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- n. the capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal
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DAKAR - A three-day general strike called by Senegalese unions closed Dakar airport but was little observed elsewhere.
DAKAR (AFP) - Dakar officials lifted a ban on a planned opposition march against a controversial giant statue being inaugurated on Saturday as part of Senegal's 50th independence anniversary celebrations.
DAKAR (AFP) - In a dusty government basement in Dakar, the archived history of nearly two centuries of French presence in West Africa is in an advanced state of degradation, a disintegrating record of colonisation.
The first was held in Dakar in 1966, by which time most of Africa had won independence from European colonial rule.
The U. N.'s deputy mission chief, Abdou Moussa, told reporters in Dakar Wednesday that Ivory Coast has never been this close to holding its long-awaited national elections.
Having arrived in Dakar very late, we were exhausted and waited in our room for the bellmen to arrive with our bags.
Do you know if can I order it into the French bookshop in Dakar?
Wolof has the same 5-based numbering system, but in Dakar they gave up on wolof numbers and stuck to the french (which I also agree is wack with that 20 times 4 crap).
A number of sound recordings previously given to universities in Dakar have become eroded because they do not have the means to adequately preserve the materials.
During Bible school, I had even taught at a Christian academy in Dakar, Senegal.