Bongo



a reddish-brown antelope, Taurotragus eurycerus, of the forests of tropical Africa, having white stripes and large, spirally twisted horns.
one of a pair of small tuned drums, played by beating with the fingers.
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Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century W. H. Davenport Adams
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The Land of Footprints Stewart Edward White
The Negro W.E.B. Du Bois
Philippine Folk Tales Mabel Cook Cole
Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I Richard Cocks
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The Young Llanero W.H.G. Kingston

noun (pl) -go, -gos
a rare spiral-horned antelope, Boocercus (or Taurotragus) eurycerus, inhabiting forests of central Africa. The coat is bright red-brown with narrow cream stripes
noun (pl) -gos, -goes
a small bucket-shaped drum, usually one of a pair, played by beating with the fingers
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Omar. original name Albert Bernard Bongo. 1935–2009, Gabonese statesman; president of Gabon (1967–2009)
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