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Kano

[kah-noh] /ˈkɑ noʊ/
noun
1.
a city in N Nigeria.
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  • "Oh, she does well,—even remarkably well for a woman," admitted Kano.

    The Dragon Painter Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • Arrived at Kano, he took up his quarters in his former residence.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • He came whenever Mata summoned him to meals, and ate them with old Kano, observing all outer semblances of respect.

    The Dragon Painter Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • He was, however, attended by a horseman to see him to the frontier of the Kano territory.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • The Zeg-zeg troops had one French fusil, and the Kano force forty-one muskets.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • The last of his race was Kano Indara; the last of a mighty line of artists.

    The Dragon Painter Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • The Kano men, as soon as they fired their pieces, ran out of bowshot to reload.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • For a full hour, now, Kano had delighted in the morning-glories.

    The Dragon Painter Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • Behind the Kano cottage the rise of ground for twenty yards was of a grade scarcely perceptible to the eye.

    The Dragon Painter Mary McNeil Fenollosa
British Dictionary definitions for Kano

Kano

/ˈkɑːnəʊ; ˈkeɪnəʊ/
noun
1.
a state of N Nigeria: consists of wooded savanna in the south and scrub vegetation in the north. Capital: Kano. Pop: 9 383 682 (2006). Area: 20 131 sq km (7773 sq miles)
2.
a city in N Nigeria, capital of Kano state: transport and market centre. Pop: 674 100 (1996 est)
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