distant on the Cameroons.
Two British plants may be added which both reach North Africa: Sanicule eurojbaea extends from Abyssinia to the Cameroons and southwards to Cape Colony and Madagascar; Sambucus Ebulus reaches Uganda.
Brit., from the German, appears preferable both to the unEnglish Kamerun and to the older and clumsy "the Cameroons."
The English usage until nearly the end of the 19th century was to confine the term "the Cameroons" to the mountain range, and to speak of the estuary as the Cameroons river.
Burton, Abeokuta and the Cameroons Mountains (2 vols., London, 1863); E.