N'Djamena

[ uhn-jah-mey-nah ]
/ ən dʒɑˈmeɪ nɑ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Chad, in the southwestern part.

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Ndjamena

N'djamena

/ (əndʒɑːˈmeɪnə) /

noun

the capital of Chad, in the southwest, at the confluence of the Shari and Logone Rivers: trading centre for livestock. Pop: 866 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1973): Fort Lamy
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