Origin of accra
Definition for accra (2 of 3)
Definition for accra (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for accra
Jack has come back to the city of Accra to live after many trips to and from Ireland since the war.
Arik Air offers direct flights from New York to Lagos, on to growing business hubs Accra, Luanda, and Johannesburg.Africa Is Rising: Inside the Continent’s Great Economic Leap|Jake Bright|January 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Built with bipartisan support, what opened in the Ghanaian capital of Accra is no ordinary highway.Alan J. Patricof: Success in Ghana for Millennium Challenge Corporation|Alan J. Patricof|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In 2003, she was the youngest member of the sit-ins for peace held in Accra, Ghana.
It is second to Accra for importance in this part; much gold comes from here.
He elected to give himself up, was taken to Accra and there tried and condemned after a fair hearing.
One of his wives (to whom Mr. Bannerman introduced me at Accra) and a female child were taken prisoners.A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I|James Holman
Well, we didn't want it to be known, anyway, because I even didn't go through—I didn't spend any time in Accra.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
There are but two places between Sierra Leone and Accra, a distance of one thousand miles, whence slaves are exported.Journal of an African Cruiser|Horatio Bridge
British Dictionary definitions for accra (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for accra (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for accra
since 1957, name of the former Gold Coast; from the name of a former tribal chieftain, whose name itself is a form of a royal title, hence, "king."