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Kano

[kah-noh]
noun
  1. a city in N Nigeria.
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  • Even as Kano stared the drop fell heavily, plashing on his hand.

    The Dragon Painter

    Mary McNeil Fenollosa

  • The last of his race was Kano Indara; the last of a mighty line of artists.

    The Dragon Painter

    Mary McNeil Fenollosa

  • For a full hour, now, Kano had delighted in the morning-glories.

    The Dragon Painter

    Mary McNeil Fenollosa

  • Kano's politeness could not hide, entirely, a shudder of antipathy.

    The Dragon Painter

    Mary McNeil Fenollosa

  • Being merely a woman, old Kano did not think of presenting her.

    The Dragon Painter

    Mary McNeil Fenollosa


British Dictionary definitions for kano

Kano

noun
  1. a state of N Nigeria: consists of wooded savanna in the south and scrub vegetation in the north. Capital: Kano. Pop: 9 383 682 (2006). Area: 20 131 sq km (7773 sq miles)
  2. a city in N Nigeria, capital of Kano state: transport and market centre. Pop: 674 100 (1996 est)
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