- a river in SE Nigeria. About 70 miles (113 km) long.
- a seaport near the mouth of this river.
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Examples from the Web for calabar
Will you have me stay as your friend and help you as I have helped the people of Calabar?Heroines of Service
Mary Rosetta Parkman
The people speak a language quite distinct from the Calabar language.
It is spoken of as A good day for Calabar—One memorable in the annals of the land.
Ay, you were a scandal to the Guinea coast, from Lagos down to Calabar?The Plays of W. E. Henley and R. L. Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson
We can't do that, Ma, because Calabar won't come to Okoyong.The White Queen of Okoyong
- a port in SE Nigeria, capital of Cross River state. Pop: 418 000 (2005 est)
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