[ uhn-kroo-muh, uhng-kroo- ]
/ ənˈkru mə, əŋˈkru- /
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Kwa·me [kwah-mee], /ˈkwɑ mi/, 1909–72, president of Ghana 1960–66.
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/ (əŋˈkruːmə) /
Kwame (ˈkwɑːmɪ). 1909–72, Ghanaian statesman, prime minister (1957–60) and president (1960–66). He led demands for self-government in the 1950s, achieving Ghanaian independence in 1957. He was overthrown by a military coup (1966)
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