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Bauchi

noun
  1. a state of N Nigeria; tin mining. Capital: Bauchi. Pop: 4 676 465 (2006). Area: 45 837 sq km (17 698 sq miles)
  2. a town in N central Nigeria, capital of Bauchi state. Pop: 76 070 (1991 est)
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Historical Examples

  • They form the principal watershed not only of the province of Bauchi, but of the protectorate of Northern Nigeria.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4

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  • The slave-trade was immediately abolished, and the slave-market which was held at Bauchi, as in all Fula centres, was closed.