- a former German protectorate in W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: E part is now the Republic of Togo; W part, a British mandate 1922–46 and trusteeship 1946–57, is now part of Ghana.
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Examples from the Web for togoland
Practically every soldier in Togoland buys as many wives as he can afford.
Then, again, if there are no palaces in Togoland, there are likewise no slums.
For the last twenty years Togoland has been self-supporting.
Togoland was the first of Germany's African colonies to fall.
When the war began Togoland possessed one of the greatest of all German wireless stations at Kamina.
- a former German protectorate in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea: divided in 1922 into the League of Nations mandates of British Togoland (west) and French Togoland (east); the former joined Ghana in 1957; the latter became independent as Togo in 1960
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