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1) Guinea-Bissau. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of Guinea-Bissau, republic (1996 pop. 1,100,000), 13,948 sq mi (36,125 sq km), W Africa. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the west, on Senegal in the...

2) Cabral, Amilcar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Returning from Angolan exile (1956), he founded Guinea-Bissau's nationalist movement (PAIGC). By 1959, Portuguese repression prompted Cabral to adopt guerrilla tactics....

3) Bissau. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Geba estuary, off the Atlantic Ocean. It is the country's largest city, major port, and administrative and military center. Bissau has been a free port since 1869...

4) Guinea, country, Africa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of Guinea, republic (1995 est. pop. 6,549,000), 94,925 sq mi (245,856 sq km), W Africa. It is bounded on the north by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali; on...

5) Bissagos Islands. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bissagos Islands, see Guinea-Bissau....

6) Portuguese Guinea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Portuguese Guinea, see Guinea-Bissau....

7) Casamance. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Senegal and flows westward, emptying in the Atlantic Ocean. The virtually unnavigable river lies in a region of lush floodplains between the enclave of The Gambia...

8) Senegal, country, Africa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of Senegal, republic (1995 est. pop. 9,007,000), 76,124 sq mi (197,161 sq km), W Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Mauritania...

9) Guinea, archaic term for Africa's west coast. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Parts of the region bore names originating in early colonial trade, notably Grain Coast, Ivory Coast (see Cote d'Ivoire), Gold Coast (see Ghana, country), and Slave...

10) Cape Verde. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cape Verde, (vud) (KEY) , Port. Cabo Verde, officially Republic of Cape Verde, republic (1995 est. pop. 436,000), c.1,560 sq mi (4,040 sq km), W Africa, in the Atlantic...

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