Pronunciation: (kam-rOOn'; Fr. kam-rOOn'), [key]
1. Cameroon (def. 1).
2. Also called French Cameroons. a former French mandate (1919–46) and trusteeship (1946–60) in W Africa: independence 1960: now part of the United Republic of Cameroon.
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