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British West Africa

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noun
  1. a former comprehensive term for The Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Cameroon.
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British West Africa

noun
  1. the former British possessions of Nigeria, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, and the Gold Coast, and the former trust territories of Togoland and Cameroons
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