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Agojie

[ uh-goh-jee ]

noun

  1. the female military regiment of Dahomey's standing army, originating in the 1700s or earlier and reaching its height in the 1800s, but becoming largely defunct after France's 1894 conquest of the kingdom.


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Origin of Agojie1

First recorded in 2022; from Fon

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