Calabar

Calabar (also referred to as `Canaan City`) is a city in Cross River State, coastal southeastern Nigeria. The original name for Calabar was Akwa Akpa, from the Efik language{dn|date=June 2013}. The city is watered by the Calabar and Great Kwa Rivers and creeks of the Cross River (from its inland delta). Calabar is the capital of Cross River Stat.....
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Calabar

• (n.) A district on the west coast of Africa.
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Calabar

Cal'a·bar noun A district on the west coast of Africa. Calabar bean , The of a climbing legumious plant ( Physostigma venenosum ), a native of tropical Africa. It is highly poisonous. It is used to produce contraction of the pupil of the eye; also in tetanus, neuralgia, and rheumatic ...
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Calabar

Calabar (kălubär', kăl'ubär) , city (1991 est. pop. 154,000), SE Nigeria, a port on an estuary of the Gulf of Guinea. Rubber is processed, and palm oil, cacao, rubber, and timber are exported. Calabar, an important Niger delta trading state in the 19th cent., grew as a ...
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Calabar

Calabar is a powerful narcotic poison derived from the Calabar Bean. It operates as a purgative and an emetic. These properties provided it with its use as an ordeal in Africa where persons suspected of witchcraft were administered calabar beans. If the beans caused purging the victim was guilty, and if vomiting they were innocent.
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Calabar

town and port, capital of Cross River State, southeastern Nigeria. It lies along the Calabar River, 5 miles (8 km) upstream from that river`s ... [3 related articles]
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