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Kankan

[French kahn-kahn] /French kɑ̃ˈkɑ̃/
noun
1.
a city in E Guinea.
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town, eastern Guinea. Located at the head of navigation of the Milo River (a tributary of the Niger), it was founded as a caravan centre (salt, gold, kola nuts) by Soninke merchants in the 18th century.

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