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Kamerun

[kah-muh-roon] /ˌkɑ məˈrun/
noun
1.
German name of Cameroons.
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  • Kamerun is a rich and largely unexplored territory, very similar in character to the southern part of our colony of Nigeria.

  • Kamerun was administered by an Imperial Governor, a Chancellor and two secretaries, with a local council of three merchants.

  • Kamerun stretches into the interior to Lake Tchad, in the direction of which a railway has been built for 400 miles.

  • The native policy is in the Kamerun worse, if possible, than in Togoland, and the natives have been systematically sweated.

  • We are told that there is no family institution amongst the Bako, dwarfs in Kamerun.

    Folkways

    William Graham Sumner
  • Kamerun in West Africa was freed from German forces in 1916.

    A School History of the Great War Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson
British Dictionary definitions for Kamerun

Kamerun

/ˈkaməruːn/
noun
1.
the German name for Cameroon
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