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(gä), black African ethnic group, SE Ghana. The Ga speak a Kwa language and, together with the closely related Adangme, number over 1 million. Inheritance and succession to public office are determined mostly by patrilineal descent. According to their oral traditions, the Ga came from the region of Lake Chad and migrated into present-day Ghana beginning in the 16th cent. They established Great Accra (near modern Accra) as their capital. The Ga were on friendly terms with Danish traders in the mid-17th cent. Between 1677 and 1681 they were conquered by the Akwamu state, and in 1742 the AshantiAshanti
or Asante
, historic and modern administrative region, central Ghana, W Africa. The region is the source of much of Ghana's cocoa. It is inhabited by the Ashanti, a matrilineal Akan people who constitute one of Ghana's major ethnic groups. Before the 13th cent.
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 gained control over them. In 1874 the Ga were incorporated into the British Gold Coast colony.


symbol for the element galliumgallium
, metallic chemical element; symbol Ga; at. no. 31; at. wt. 69.723; m.p. 29.78°C;; b.p. 2,403°C;; sp. gr. 5.904 at 29.6°C; (solid), 6.095 at 29.8°C; (liquid); valence +2 or +3. Solid gallium is a blue-gray metal with orthorhombic crystalline structure.
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Phone: (404) 656-2000

Area (sq mi):: 59424.77 (land 57906.14; water 1518.63) Population per square mile: 156.70
Population 2005: 9,072,576 State rank: 0 Population change: 2000-20005 10.80%; 1990-2000 26.40% Population 2000: 8,186,453 (White 62.60%; Black or African American 28.70%; Hispanic or Latino 5.30%; Asian 2.10%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 7.10%. Median age: 33.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,154; median household $42,433; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,989-$29,000
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 27.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.50%

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    gauge, gage

    1. The thickness of sheet metal or metal tubing, usually designated by a number.
    2. The diameter of wire or a screw, usually designated by a number.
    3. The distance between two points, such as parallel lines of connectors.
    4. A strip of metal or wood used as a guide to control the thickness of a bituminous or concrete paving; called a screed when used in plastering.
    5. A measuring instrument, esp. one for measuring liquid level, dimensions, or pressure.
    7. In roofing, the length of a shingle, slate, or tile that is exposed when laid.
    8. The quantity of gauging plaster used with common plaster (lime putty) to hasten its setting, etc.
    9. To mix gauging plaster with lime putty, to effect better control of the set, to prevent shrinkage of the lime putty, and to increase its strength.
    10. To cut, chip, or rub stone or brick to a uniform size or shape.


    , G?
    1. a member of a Negroid people of W Africa living chiefly in S Ghana
    2. the language of this people, belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family




    The country code for Gabon.
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