[kwahng-choh, kwang-; Chinese gwahng-joh] /ˈkwɑŋˈtʃoʊ, ˈkwæŋ-; Chinese ˈgwɑŋˈdʒoʊ/
Older Spelling. .
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Canton
- Kwame nkrumah
[uh n-kroo-muh, uh ng-kroo-] /ənˈkru mə, əŋˈkru-/ noun 1. Kwame [kwah-mee] /ˈkwɑ mi/ (Show IPA), 1909–72, president of Ghana 1960–66. /əŋˈkruːmə/ noun 1. Kwame (ˈkwɑːmɪ). 1909–72, Ghanaian statesman, prime minister (1957–60) and president (1960–66). He led demands for self-government in the 1950s, achieving Ghanaian independence in 1957. He was overthrown by a military coup (1966)
[lab-er-uh m] /ˈlæb ər əm/ noun, plural labara [lab-er-uh] /ˈlæb ər ə/ (Show IPA) 1. an ecclesiastical standard or banner, as for carrying in procession. 2. the military standard of Constantine the Great and later Christian emperors of Rome, bearing Christian symbols. /ˈlæbərəm/ noun (pl) -ra (-rə) 1. a standard or banner carried in Christian […]
[lab-duh-nuh m] /ˈlæb də nəm/ noun 1. a resinous juice that exudes from various rockroses of the genus Cistus: used in perfumery, fumigating substances, etc. /ˈlæbdənəm/ noun 1. a dark resinous juice obtained from various rockroses of the genus Cistus, used in perfumery and in the manufacture of fumigants and medicinal plasters
[German el-buh; English elb] /German ˈɛl bə; English ɛlb/ noun 1. a river in central Europe, flowing from the W Czech Republic NW through Germany to the North Sea. 725 miles (1165 km) long. /ˈlabɛ/ noun 1. the Czech name for the (River) Elbe /ɛlb; German ˈɛlbə/ noun 1. a river in central Europe, rising […]