Pronunciation: (däkh'lä), [key]
1. an oasis in S Egypt: source of ocher.
2. Formerly, Villa Cisneros. a seaport and town in Western Sahara: former capital of Río de Oro in the former Spanish Sahara, on the NW coast of Africa. 7000.
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