[ wah-guh-doo-goo ]
/ ˌwɑ gəˈdu gu /
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a city in and the capital of Burkina Faso, in the central part.
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Words nearby Ouagadougou
Otway, ou, ouabain, Ouachita, Ouachita Mountains, Ouagadougou, ouananiche, oubaas, Oubangi, Oubangui, oubliette
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How to use Ouagadougou in a sentence
Like the soccer match, the coup was welcomed on the streets of Ouagadougou, the capital city.What’s causing recent coups in west Africa?|Alexander Onukwue|January 26, 2022|Quartz
I traveled by road from the capital Ouagadougou to Kaya, a city that is home to some 110,000 displaced people.Angelina Jolie: We Need to Understand the Human Cost of Burkina Faso’s Refugee Crisis|Angelina Jolie|July 8, 2021|Time
Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, is home to a strategically important base for Pentagon surveillance missions.An African Dictatorship’s Friend in D.C.|Center for Public Integrity|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Ouagadougou
/ (ˌwɑːɡəˈduːɡuː) /
the capital of Burkina Faso, on the central plateau: terminus of the railway from Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire). Pop: 870 000 (2005 est)
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