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- n. an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
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He utilized a week's stay here characteristically enough in an expedition to Waimate, the chief missionary station and the school of the native institutions (a sort of Normal School for native teachers), in order to judge of his own inspection what missionary life was like.]
The first missionary station was opened at Marienberg on the river Sanaga, here nearly
April of the same year the missionary station of Walpole Island, on