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LAGOS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Lagos mean? 

LAGOS (noun)
  The noun LAGOS has 1 sense:

1. chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria

  Familiarity information: LAGOS used as a noun is very rare.


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LAGOS (noun)


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Meaning:

Chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

port (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

Holonyms ("Lagos" is a part of...):

Federal Republic of Nigeria; Nigeria (a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country)


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