the cardinal appointed treasurer of the Holy See, who, upon the death of the pope, presides over the conclave that elects the new pope. noun (pl) -gos (RC Church) a cardinal who acts as the pope’s financial secretary and the papal treasurer n.
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Also, Cameroun. Official name United Republic of Cameroon. an independent republic in W Africa: formed 1960 by the French trusteeship of Cameroun; Southern Cameroons incorporated as a self-governing province 1961. 183,350 sq. mi. (474,877 sq. km). Capital: Yaoundé. an active volcano in W Cameroon: highest peak on the coast of W Africa. 13,370 feet (4075 […]
German Kamerun. a region in W Africa: a German protectorate 1884–1919; divided in 1919 into British and French mandates. Also called British Cameroons. the NW part of this region: a British mandate 1919–46 and trusteeship 1946–61; by a 1961 plebiscite the S part (Southern Cameroons) joined the United Republic of Cameroon and the N part […]