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Ogbomosho(ōbo͞o`môshô, ŏgbōmō`shō), city (1991 pop. 644,000), SW Nigeria. It is the trade center for a farming region. Yams, cassava, corn, and tobacco are grown. Cotton is grown and used to weave cloth. Ogbomosho was founded in the 17th cent. It resisted FulaniFulani
, people of W Africa, numbering approximately 14 million. They are of mixed sub-Saharan African and Berber origin. First recorded as living in the Senegambia region, they are now scattered throughout the area of the Sudan from Senegal to Cameroon.
..... Click the link for more information. invasions in the early 19th cent. and grew by absorbing refugees from towns destroyed by the Fulani. A teachers college is in the city.
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a city in Nigeria, in the Western Region. Population, 387,000 (1971). Highway junction. There is trade in cacao beans and in the products of oil-bearing palms. Ogbomo-sho has a footwear factory and cottage-industry production of fabrics.
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a city in SW Nigeria: the third largest town in Nigeria; trading centre for an agricultural region. Pop.: 959 000 (2005 est.)
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