Definition of Gaboon
1. a spittoon [n -S] - See also: spittoon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaboon
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Literary usage of Gaboon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Savage Africa: Being the Narrative of a Tour in Equatorial, Southwestern by William Winwood Reade (1864)
"I enter the gaboon.—Take a House.—Tornado i: Fever.—Baraka Mission. ... This was the gaboon. On the right-hand bank I soon discovered the fort and comp- ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1900)
"gaboon. Halcyon badia Verr. Halcyon badia Verr. Rev. et Mag. de Zool., 1851, p. ... J1 Interior of gaboon. Type. This has been treated 'as a synonym of D. ..."
3. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1866)
"gaboon MISSION.—The three missionary brethren at 'this Station of the American ... A new out-station has been formed, one hundred miles south of the gaboon, ..."
4. Richard F. Burton ...: His Early, Private and Public Life; with an Account by Francis Hitchman (1887)
"AFTER his Cameroons expedition, Burton, in search of "fresh woods and pastures new," turned his attention to the gaboon, the name of which was familiar in ..."
5. The Forest and the Field by H. A. L. (Henry Astbury Leveson) (1874)
"The gaboon River.—" Plateaux."—Glass.—Walker's hospitality.—The American mission.—M. Du Chaillu.—The M'pongue tribe.—Preparations for a trip up the river. ..."
6. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, with Accounts of the by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1868)
"Products of the gaboon.—The Ivory-trade. THE object of my stay at this time (January, ... I had known the gaboon country and people for several years, ..."
7. The Ogowe Band: A Narrative of African Travel by Joseph Hankinson Reading (1890)
"ARRIVAL AT gaboon. ¥HE Ogowe Baud were astir with the dawning light. The Nubia had been running "dead slow" all night for when once out of Corisco Bay she ..."