Togo meaning

tōgō
(intransitive, obsolete) To go different ways; go asunder; diverge; split; part; differ.
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(intransitive, obsolete) To scatter.
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A country of western Africa on the Bight of Benin. Situated between the Dahomey and Ashanti kingdoms, the region was held by Denmark in the 1700s and became the German protectorate of Togoland in 1884. The territory forming present-day Togo was administered as French Togoland from 1922 to 1960, when it achieved independence as a republic. Lomé is the capital and the largest city.
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Country in W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, east of Ghana: a former French mandate, it became independent in 1960: 21,925 sq mi (56,785 sq km); cap. Lomé
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Country in Western Africa. Official name: Togolese Republic.
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Origin of togo

  • From Middle English togon, from Old English *tōgān (“to go apart"), from Proto-Germanic *tōgānÄ… (“to go apart"), equivalent to to- +"Ž go. Cognate with Old High German zegān. Compare Old English tōgangan (“to go away, pass away"), Old Saxon tegangan.

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  • From Togoville, from Ewe to (“water") + go (“shore").

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