Cameroon meaning

kămə-ro͝on
(place) Country in WC Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: formerly a German protectorate, most of the area was under French administration from 1919 until independence in 1960; member of the Commonwealth: 183,568 sq mi (475,440 sq km); cap. Yaoundé
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(place) Mountain in W Cameroon: 13,350 ft (4,069 m)
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A country of west-central Africa on the Bight of Biafra. Comprising the former French Cameroons and the southern part of British Cameroons, it became independent in 1960. Yaoundé is the capital and Douala the largest city.
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Country in Central Africa. Official name: Republic of Cameroon.
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(UK, politics) A Conservative Party member with green or social liberal leanings, supporting the policies of David Cameron.
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Origin of cameroon

  • From Portuguese Rio dos Camarões (“river of prawns”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Alteration of Cameron.

    From Wiktionary