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Togo

[taw-gaw] /ˈtɔ gɔ/
noun
1.
Heihachiro
[hey-hah-chee-raw] /ˈheɪ hɑˈtʃi rɔ/ (Show IPA),
Marquis, 1847–1934, Japanese admiral.
2.
Shigenori
[shee-ge-naw-ree] /ˈʃi gɛˈnɔ ri/ (Show IPA),
1882–1950, Japanese political leader and diplomat.

Togo

[toh-goh] /ˈtoʊ goʊ/
noun
1.
Republic of, an independent country in W Africa: formerly a French mandate 1922–46 and trusteeship 1946–60 in E Togoland. 21,830 sq. mi. (56,540 sq. km).
Capital: Lomé.
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  • And from now on therefore the Leptoptilus crumenifer will figure in the list of birds indigenous to Togo.

  • They could always communicate with Togo's flagship by wireless telegraphy.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
  • This is clearly apparent from a consideration of the Ewe language of the peoples of Togo, a German colonial possession.

  • In Togo male slaves work in the fields where yams are cultivated.

    Folkways William Graham Sumner
  • A brief account of the reception of Admiral Togo may be interesting to those who read this article.

    The Old World and Its Ways William Jennings Bryan
British Dictionary definitions for Togo

Togo1

/ˈtəʊɡəʊ/
noun
1.
a republic in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: became French Togoland (a League of Nations mandate) after the division of German Togoland in 1922; independent since 1960. Official language: French. Religion: animist majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Lomé. Pop: 7 154 237 (2013 est). Area: 56 700 sq km (20 900 sq miles)

Togo2

/ˈtəʊɡəʊ/
noun
1.
Marquis Heihachiro (ˌheɪhɑːˈtʃiːrəʊ). 1847–1934, Japanese admiral, who commanded the Japanese fleet in the war with Russia (1904–05)
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