- a seaport in and the capital of Togo, on the Gulf of Guinea.
- Republic of, an independent country in W Africa: formerly a French mandate 1922–46 and trusteeship 1946–60 in E Togoland. 21,830 sq. mi. (56,540 sq. km). Capital: Lomé.
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The native population of Lome, however, did not impress me favourably.
She describes in her journal his son, the two-year old Marquis of Lome, and calls him "such a merry, independent little child."In the Days of Queen Victoria
Eva March Tappan
It had been re-transmitted by telephone from Lome to Mangu, whence it had been dispatched by relays of runners to our camp.
Could we use a doll; and if so, could a sufficiently large and lifelike doll be had in Lome?
The Governor's palace, by the way, is quite the finest building in Lome, as indeed is only right.
- the capital and chief port of Togo, on the Bight of Benin. Pop: 865 000 (2005 est)
- a republic in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: became French Togoland (a League of Nations mandate) after the division of German Togoland in 1922; independent since 1960. Official language: French. Religion: animist majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Lomé. Pop: 7 154 237 (2013 est). Area: 56 700 sq km (20 900 sq miles)
- Marquis Heihachiro (ˌheɪhɑːˈtʃiːrəʊ). 1847–1934, Japanese admiral, who commanded the Japanese fleet in the war with Russia (1904–05)
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