Abidjan

[ab-i-jahn; French a-bee-jahn]
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Contemporary Examples of abidjan

  • I felt mixed emotions when I learned of the capture of Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo in Abidjan on Monday.

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    Ivory Coast: Let's Stop the Bloodbath

    Leymah Gbowee, Carol Mithers

    April 15, 2011

  • On March 3, while the conflict raged, hundreds of women gathered peacefully in Abidjan to pressure their leaders for peace.

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    Ivory Coast: Let's Stop the Bloodbath

    Leymah Gbowee, Carol Mithers

    April 15, 2011

  • Abidjan remained tense and faced the possible grip of starvation.

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    The Pain Ahead for Ivory Coast

    Mvemba Phezo Dizolele

    April 11, 2011

  • It wasn't until pro-Ouattara troops began advancing toward Abidjan last week that the tide began to turn.

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    A Strongman's Last Stand

    Julia L. Ritchey

    April 5, 2011

  • Since Ouattara's forces entered Abidjan, most reporters have been trapped inside hotels and offices.

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    A Strongman's Last Stand

    Julia L. Ritchey

    April 5, 2011


British Dictionary definitions for abidjan

Abidjan

noun
  1. a port in Côte d'Ivoire, on the Gulf of Guinea: the legislative capital (Yamoussoukro became the administrative capital in 1983). Pop: 3 516 000 (2005 est)
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