Abidjan



a seaport in and the commercial capital of the Ivory Coast.
Contemporary Examples

It wasn’t until pro-Ouattara troops began advancing toward Abidjan last week that the tide began to turn.
A Strongman’s Last Stand Julia L. Ritchey April 4, 2011

I felt mixed emotions when I learned of the capture of Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo in Abidjan on Monday.
Ivory Coast: Let’s Stop the Bloodbath Leymah Gbowee, Carol Mithers April 14, 2011

Since Ouattara’s forces entered Abidjan, most reporters have been trapped inside hotels and offices.
A Strongman’s Last Stand Julia L. Ritchey April 4, 2011

Those forces reached Abidjan last Thursday and have been poised to strike ever since.
A Strongman’s Last Stand Julia L. Ritchey April 4, 2011

Abidjan remained tense and faced the possible grip of starvation.
The Pain Ahead for Ivory Coast Mvemba Phezo Dizolele April 10, 2011

On March 3, while the conflict raged, hundreds of women gathered peacefully in Abidjan to pressure their leaders for peace.
Ivory Coast: Let’s Stop the Bloodbath Leymah Gbowee, Carol Mithers April 14, 2011

noun
a port in Côte d’Ivoire, on the Gulf of Guinea: the legislative capital (Yamoussoukro became the administrative capital in 1983). Pop: 3 516 000 (2005 est)

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