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

  • A country of western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Situated between the Dahomey and Ashanti kingdoms, the region was held by Denmark in the 18th century and became the German protectorate of Togoland in 1884. The territory forming present-day Togo was administered as French Togoland from 1922 to 1960, when it achieved independence as a republic. Lomé is the capital and the largest city. Population: 5,700,000.

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  • proper n. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Togolese Republic.
  • proper n. A surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. to go with the arm or hand of one linked in the arm of another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To go different ways; scatter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control


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From Togoville, from Ewe to ("water") + go ("shore").



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