Etymology
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Cameroon (adj.)

nation in West Africa, its name is taken from the Anglicized form of the former name of the River Wouri, which was called by the Portuguese Rio dos Camarões "river of prawns" (16c.) for the abundance of these they found in its broad estuary. camarões is from Latin cammarus "a crawfish, prawn."

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Definitions of Cameroon

Cameroon (n.)
an inactive volcano in western Cameroon; highest peak on the West African coast;
Cameroon (n.)
a republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960;
Synonyms: Republic of Cameroon / Cameroun
From wordnet.princeton.edu