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Togoland

[ toh-goh-land ]

noun

  1. a former German protectorate in W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: E part is now the Republic of Togo; W part, a British mandate 1922–46 and trusteeship 1946–57, is now part of Ghana.


Togoland

/ ˈtəʊɡəʊˌlænd /

noun

  1. a former German protectorate in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea: divided in 1922 into the League of Nations mandates of British Togoland (west) and French Togoland (east); the former joined Ghana in 1957; the latter became independent as Togo in 1960


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  • Togo·lander noun

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Example Sentences

This was built many years ago by a tribe of natives of that name, who live in the extreme north-eastern corner of Togoland.

As regards their behaviour, the Konkombwa women compare very favourably with any in Togoland.

By the way,251 when I first came to Togoland, I rather fancied myself as a fearless and accomplished horsewoman.

We are now quitting the Togoland Sudan, and going back to the more thickly-wooded part of the country.

Still, I didn't like the idea, and the sight impressed me the least favourably of anything that I had seen in Togoland.

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