Kingdom of Ghana, a medieval western African empire extending from near the Atlantic coast almost to Timbuktu; flourished from about the 9th to 12th centuries.
- an·ti-Gha·na, adjective
- Gha·na·ian, Gha·ni·an [gah-nee-uhn, gan-ee-], /ˈgɑ ni ən, ˈgæn i-/, noun, adjective
- pro-Ghana, adjective
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How to use Ghana in a sentence
Its first shipment of 600,000 shots was sent February 24, to Ghana.Global inequity in COVID-19 vaccination is more than a moral problem | Jonathan Lambert | February 26, 2021 | Science News
Local artist Andrea Rowe Kraus’s travel pictures are different from most people’s, and not just because they portray such less-visited lands as Ghana, Myanmar and Uzbekistan.In the galleries: Personal and political perspectives on the past | Mark Jenkins | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
We’ve been producing this event called a Full Circle Festival for the past three years and bringing people over to Ghana and reconnecting with the ancestry and visiting all the sites and all that.
He also helps support thousands of students in Ghana, his home country.A high school student needed help with tuition, so an unlikely group stepped up: Prison inmates | Kellie B. Gormly | January 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Samurai, which was established in the same year, has invested in around 25 companies in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Uganda and Rwanda, says managing partner Rena Yoneyama.Konnichiwa, Africa: Japanese VCs Flood Continent Dominated by China | Charu Kasturi | December 22, 2020 | Ozy
It seems like a personal one for you, since your parents are from Sierra Leone and Ghana.Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle | Marlow Stern | December 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I have not lived in these three countries, I lived in Uganda and Ghana.
The restriction on the use of hands (decried by some soccer-objectors, including myself until we beat Ghana) is sensible.
I switched on the June 16 USA vs. Ghana World Cup match looking for things to loathe.
Anyway, USA vs. Ghana was a great game, a wonderful game, an enthralling game.
And then he also brought some photographs from Ghana—so I'm pretty sure he was there.
And I am pretty sure that he was in Ghana because he brought a newspaper—Ghana newspaper—and there was a picture, small picture.
I understood that some Swedish people arranged the Ghana trip of his.
And then—I'm not sure whether he was twice in Ghana or only once.
But he would tell, yes; about—he would sometimes bring photographs like he brought from Europe, from Ghana, you know.
British Dictionary definitions for Ghana
a republic in W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: a powerful empire from the 4th to the 13th centuries; a major source of gold and slaves for Europeans after 1471; British colony of the Gold Coast established in 1874; united with British Togoland in 1957 and became a republic and a member of the Commonwealth in 1960. Official language: English. Religions: Christian, Muslim, and animist. Currency: cedi. Capital: Accra. Pop: 25 199 609 (2013 est). Area: 238 539 sq km (92 100 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Ghana
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