Akkra

[ ak-ruh, uh-krah ]
/ ˈæk rə, əˈkrɑ /

noun

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Accra

or Ak·kra

[ ak-ruh, uh-krah ]
/ ˈæk rə, əˈkrɑ /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of Ghana, on the Gulf of Guinea.
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Example sentences from the Web for akkra

  • The akkra' is one who is afflicted with a disease of the scalp, a malady not uncommon among the poor people of Syria.

    The Syrian Christ|Abraham Mitrie Rihbany

British Dictionary definitions for akkra

Accra
/ (əˈkrɑː) /

noun

the capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea: built on the site of three 17th-century trading fortresses founded by the English, Dutch, and Danish. Pop: 1 970 000 (2005 est)
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