What does Ghana mean?

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ˈgɑ nə, ˈgæn əghana

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ghana, Republic of Ghana, Gold Coastnoun

    a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea

    "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"

GCIDE

  1. Ghananoun

    A country in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo, with Burkina Faso bordering on the north, with a population of 17,698,271 (July 1996 est), and a total area of 238,540 sq km. The government is a constitutional democracy, and the capital city is Accra.

Wiktionary

  1. Ghananoun

    A country in Western Africa. Official name: The Republic of Ghana.

  2. Etymology: Named after the Ghana Empire, in turn from ghana by J. B. Danquah.

Freebase

  1. Ghana

    Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by the Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The word Ghana means "Warrior King". Ghana was inhabited in pre-colonial times by a number of ancient predominantly Akan kingdoms, including the inland Ashanti Empire, the Akwamu, the Bonoman, the Denkyira, and the Mankessim Kingdom among others. Non-Akan states created by the Dagomba also existed. Prior to contact with Europeans trade between the Akan and various African states flourished due to Akan gold wealth. Trade with European states began after contact with the Portuguese in the 15th century. In 1874 Britain established control over some parts of the country assigning these areas the status of Gold Coast crown colony. The Gold Coast achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957, becoming the first African nation to do so. Ghana is a member of the Non-Aligned Movement, South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone, the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States, and an associate member of La Francophonie. Ghana is the second largest cocoa producer in the world, and one of the world's largest gold producers and Ghana is home to Lake Volta, the largest artificial lake in the world by surface area.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ghana

    A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ghana in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ghana in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Ghana in a Sentence

  1. Alex Kofi Donkor:

    LGBTQ persons continuously experience indiscriminate arrest and discrimination in Ghana because of their known or perceived sexual orientation... so some organizations chose to train some individuals within their various localities on human rights laws that exist in Ghana and how they can protect themselves and deal with issues of abuses when they arise within their local spaces.

  2. Brian Joffe:

    Adcock has made investments in Ghana and India, which are underperforming. Those are some of the things that need to be dealt with.

  3. Nancy Abu-Bonsrah:

    I am very much interested in providing medical care in underserved settings, specifically surgical care, i hope to be able to go back to Ghana over the course of my career to help in building sustainable surgical infrastructure.

  4. Prince Dogbatse:

    We are hoping that the government of Ghana, individuals, human rights advocates, and activists in this country will rise and speak against the injustice and the abuse that the police have meted out and continues to mete out towards the LGBTQ community.

  5. Kaila Boulware Sykes:

    The amount of community support that we have received from this has literally been overwhelming, in a great way, people from all over the world, as far as Australia, the Netherlands, Ghana, have supported our effort by donating books or sending monetary donations.

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  • Joseph J. Wiggins
    Joseph J. Wiggins
    Thanks for the Article. It's well written.
    LikeReplyReport3 years ago
  • John K. Rupp Jr.
    John K. Rupp Jr.
    What does Bankannya mean, is it a persons name, or is it a bank?????????
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