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Definition of: guinea

(ginē) noun
1. A former English gold coin, so called because first coined (1663) from Guinea gold: last issued in 1813; now, money of account: equal to 21 shillings.
2. The guinea fowl.

Definition of: Guinea

1. A term formerly used to describe a coastal region in western Africa, divided by the Niger delta into Upper Guinea and Lower Guinea. It was broadly considered to consist of the littoral portions of the British, French, and Portuguese equatorial possessions from Senegal to Angola.
2. The littoral portion of the territory extending from the Niger delta to southern Senegal. See PORTUGUESE GUINEA, SPANISH GUINEA.
3. A republic in west Africa, coextensive with former French Guinea; 95,350 square miles; Capital, Conakry.

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equatorial guinea
ghana guinea
guinea gabon
guinea guinea bissau
guinea liberia
guinea bissau
guinea kenya
trans new guinea
conakry guinea
french guinea
guinea national
guinea coast
guinea ethiopia
upper guinea
western guinea

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"guinea" has the frequency of use of 0.0003% on city-data.com forum

"guinea" has the frequency of use of 0.0007% on en.wikipedia.org.

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