Definition of Douala

1. Noun. The largest city of Cameroon.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Cameroon, Cameroun, Republic Of Cameroon

Definition of Douala

1. Proper noun. the largest city of Cameroon, situated on the west coast. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Douala

Doryopteris pedata
Dos a Dos
Dotto train
Dotto trains
Douala (current term)
Douay-Rheims Bible
Douay-Rheims Version
Douay Version
Double Jeopardy
Douglas' cul-de-sac
Douglas' fold

Literary usage of Douala

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1. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1920)
"After securing repeat observations at the CIW 1915 station and at a secondary station at Douala, he worked along the Northern and Midland railways, ..."

2. African Economic Outlookby African Development Bank by African Development Bank (2006)
"The Yaounde-Ngaoundere-Garoua- Ndjamena road is not completely surfaced and is cut in many places and there is a dearth of roads from Douala along the ..."

3. Agricultural Marketing Directory for U.S. & Africa Trade by Mary E. Lassanyi, Wayne Olson (1997)
"Tel: 22-32-50 Cameroon National Ports Authority, Maritime Center, PO Box 4020, Douala. Tel: 42-73-22; FAX: 42-67-97 Center for Forestry Research, BP 2102, ..."

4. Year books by Plainfield High School (Plainfield, N.J.) (1919)
"During May 24 to June 2 he made special eclipse observations at Campo, Cameroun, on the coast midway between Douala and Libreville. ..."

5. Poverty and Equity: Measurement, Policy and Estimation with DAD by Jean-Yves Duclos, Abdelkrim Araar (2006)
"Expected food expenditure at 2400 calories per day is significantly higher in urban areas (Yaounde, Douala and Other cities) than in the rural ones. ..."

6. The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries: Selected Studies by Cynthia B. Lloyd (2005)
"Young people from the Douala- Bassa and ... while young females with a Douala-Bassa background are more than four times as likely to live as a household ..."

7. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"On April 20, 2000, government security forces reportedly stormed Notre Dame de Sept Douleurs parish in Douala during the ceremony of Mass. ..."

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