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Calabar

[kal-uh-bahr, kal-uh-bahr]
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noun
  1. a river in SE Nigeria. About 70 miles (113 km) long.
  2. a seaport near the mouth of this river.
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Examples from the Web for calabar

Historical Examples

  • Will you have me stay as your friend and help you as I have helped the people of Calabar?

    Heroines of Service

    Mary Rosetta Parkman

  • The people speak a language quite distinct from the Calabar language.

    Stanley in Africa

    James P. Boyd

  • It is spoken of as A good day for Calabar—One memorable in the annals of the land.

    Stanley in Africa

    James P. Boyd

  • Ay, you were a scandal to the Guinea coast, from Lagos down to Calabar?

  • Then he explained to the children who she was, and begged her to tell them something about Calabar.


British Dictionary definitions for calabar

Calabar

noun
  1. a port in SE Nigeria, capital of Cross River state. Pop: 418 000 (2005 est)
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