Sentence Examples with the word west africa

His argument as to the narrowness of the sea between West Africa and East Asia, from the occurrence of elephants at both extremities, is difficult to understand, although it shows that he looked on the distribution of animals as a problem of geography.

The colonies under the governor-general of West Africa are ruled by lieutenant-governors with restricted powers, the budget of each colony being fixed by the governor-general, who is assisted by an advisory government council comprising representatives of all the colonies under his control.

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NIGERIA, a British protectorate in West Africa occupying the lower basin of the Niger and the country between that river and Lake Chad, including the Fula empire (i.e.

The flora resembles that of West Africa generally, the mangrove being common.

Ellis, The Ewe-Speaking Peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa (1890), pp. 47 seq.

Morel, Affairs of West Africa (London, 1902); C. H.

The banded duiker (C. doriae) from West Africa is golden brown with black transverse bands on the back and loins.

GORILLA (or PoNGO), the largest of the man-like apes, and a native of West Africa from the Congo to Cameroon, whence it extends eastwards across the continent to German East Africa.

Nowhere, perhaps, does the flora of West Africa attain a more wonderful development than in the republic of Liberia and in the adjoining regions of Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast.