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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southwest Nigeria north-northeast of Lagos. Founded c. 1830 as a military camp, it developed into the most powerful Yoruba city-state before coming under British control in 1893. Today it is a major commercial, industrial, and cultural center.

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  • proper noun The third largest city of Nigeria, the capital of Oyo State.

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  • noun a large Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria; site of a university

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