from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Nigeria northeast of Ibadan. It is primarily a farm trade and commercial center. Population: 499,000.


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  • Nike clearly made a habit of picking up all the waifs and strays who arrived in Oshogbo and shepherding them to the shrines.

    Meeting Oshun

  • Do you know, I have actually been to her shrine in Oshogbo and met her priestess?

    Varieties and Variations

  • My visit to Oshogbo remains a very treasured memory.

    Kindness in Oshogbo

  • One trip took me to a very special town, Oshogbo, a town of great religious significance to the Yoruba people in the south of the country (towards Lagos) and two days travel away by public transport.

    Meeting Oshun

  • The night in Oshogbo we said goodbye was one of our few celebrations.

    In the Frame

  • It was when I got to Ife and Oshogbo that I felt at home.

    In the Frame

  • There are two towns called Ife and Oshogbo, fairly close to each other; both are magical, with a deep history and culture.

    In the Frame

  • Born to Yoruba royalty in Oshogbo, Nigeria, Prince Sunday Anthony Ishola Adeniyi loved music from a young age but was forbidden by his parents to play professionally.

    The 2004 World-Music Portfolio

  • Organizers hope the ceremony will help area African Americans rediscover their cultural heritage and strengthen the bonds between Osogbo pronounced “Oshogbo”, Nigeria, and Wilmington, which recently became sister cities.

    Goddess is asked to bless Wilmington

  • King Sunny ADE: Born in 1946, Oshogbo, Nigeria, in 1966 he formed his first band the Green Spots, in 1974 he renamed the band the African Beats.

    Vanguard News


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