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Josdʒɔs(n.)

  1. a city in central Nigeria. 182,000.

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Jos

    Jos 9°56′N 8°53′E / 9.933°N 8.883°E is a city in the Middle Belt of Nigeria.The city has a population of about 900,000 residents based on the 2006 census. Popularly called "J-town" or "Jesus Our Saviour" by the residents, it is the administrative capital of Plateau State. The city is located on the Jos Plateau at an elevation of about 1,238 metres or 4,062 feet high above sea level. During British colonial rule, Jos was an important centre for tin mining. In recent years it has suffered violent religious clashes between its Muslim and Christian populations in 2001, 2008, 2010, and 2011.


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if(conjunction)

in the event that; on condition that

He will have to go into hospital if his illness gets any worse; I'll only stay if you can stay too.

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