seaport in the Ivory Coast, on the Gulf of Guinea: former capital (until 1983)
The largest city and former official capital of Côte d'Ivoire, in the southeast of the country on an enclosed lagoon of the Gulf of Guinea. Although Yamoussoukro was designated the new capital in 1983, Abidjan remains the administrative center.x
- The de facto capital and largest city of Côte d'Ivoire.
- (usually capitalized) Of or relating to Abidjan.
- (usually capitalized) Of the style prevalent in Abidjan.