Definitions

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

  • The capital and largest city of Burkina Faso, in the central part of the country. It was founded in the late 11th century and is today a trade and distribution center.

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  • proper noun The capital of Burkina Faso.

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Examples

  • African diplomats arrive to cement Guinea deal diplomats descended on Burkina Faso on Saturday to ensure a deal is sealed calling for Guinea's injured leader to step down and for his country OUAGADOUGOU: Guinea's junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara, injured in an assassination attempt, is recuperating in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's foreign ministry said Wednesday.

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  • African diplomats arrive to cement Guinea deal diplomats descended on Burkina Faso on Saturday to ensure a deal is sealed calling for Guinea's injured leader to step down and for his country OUAGADOUGOU: Guinea's junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara, injured in an assassination attempt, is recuperating in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's foreign ministry said Wednesday.

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  • Emergences, an open-air venue run by three cheerful workaholics in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, plays mostly commercial Hollywood product like Cellular and Titanic.

    GreenCine Daily: Park City Dispatch. 12.

  • "Africa's biggest film festival has opened in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkino Faso, showcasing some of the best films from across the continent," reports the BBC.

    GreenCine Daily: Fests and events, 2/26.

  • The Belgian Red Cross 'Rosine Jourdain said that "bridges and dams have been destroyed, the main hospital in Ouagadougou which is close to a dam was inundated and some patients including about 60 children were evacuated.

    Formae Mentis NGO™

  • On Sunday, the Ouagadougou Convention Center, an ornate complex that Gadhafi frequently used for international summits, lay in ruins.

    Anti-Gadhafi Fighters Make Gains in Sirte

  • Many in the capital, Ouagadougou, expressed support for the government's actions.

    Burkinabé Soldiers Face Prosecution After Mutiny

  • That´s cute Tashby especially that part about the parking lot at Super Lake, the most dangerous place in Mexico or even in Ouagadougou.

    Safety in lakeside

  • On Mr. Friesen's desk lies a map of West Africa, dotted with capitals the Canadian struggles to pronounce, like Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.

    West African Skies Beckon More Carriers

  • Associated Press Libyan revolutionary fighters attack pro-Gadhafi forces beside the Ouagadougou conference center of Sirte, Libya on Sunday.

    Anti-Gadhafi Fighters Make Gains in Sirte

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  • You've gotta love the flow of this word. My gullfren Ouagadougou Lulu loves to watch Zulus do the Hula.

    January 23, 2010