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

  • A city of northern Nigeria northeast of Kaduna. A powerful Hausa city-state, particularly in the 1600s and 1700s, it was taken by the British in 1903. It is northern Nigeria's chief industrial city.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A state in northern Nigeria
  • proper noun The capital city of Kano State


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