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Ondo(ŏn`dō), city (1991 est. pop. 150,000), SW Nigeria. It is the market center for a cacao and timber producing region and has rice mills and sawmills. Ondo was formerly the capital of a YorubaYoruba
, people of SW Nigeria and Benin, numbering about 20 million. Today many of the large cities in Nigeria (including Lagos, Ibadan, and Abeokuta) are in Yorubaland.
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a city in Nigeria, in the Ondo Region. Located in the spurs of the Yoruba Plateau. Population, 86,200 (1969). A highway junction, it is a cacao-bean harvesting center.
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a state of SW Nigeria, on the Bight of Benin: formed in 1976 from part of Western State. Capital: Akure. Pop.: 4 343 230 (1995 est.). Area: 20 959 sq. km (8092 sq. miles)
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