A city of northern Nigeria northeast of Kaduna. A powerful Hausa city-state, particularly in the 1600s and 1700s, it was taken by the British in 1903. It is northern Nigeria's chief industrial city.
(place) City in N Nigeria.
Kano Sentence Examples
Throughout the whole of this period, embracing about a hundred years, there still continued to work, altogether apart from the men who were making the success of popular art, a large number of able painters of the Kano, Tosa and Chinese schools, who multiplied pictures that had every merit except that of originality.
If the disciples of this school could shake off the Sesshu tradition of strong outlines and adopt the Kano Motonobu revelation of modelling by mass only, their work would stand on a high place.
The founder of the first great line of tsuba and menuki artists was Got YjO (1440-1512), a friend of the painter Kano Motonobu, whose designs he adopted.
He was the eldest son of an artist, named Ogato SOken, and studied the styles of the KanO and Tosa schools successively.
The Ghadamsi merchants have been known for centuries as keen and adventurous traders, and their agents are to be found in the more important places of the western and central Sudan, such as Kano, Katsena, Kanem, Bornu, Timbuktu, as well as at Ghat and Tripoli.