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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. yah-UWN-day(English)
yah-OON-day(English)
yah-uwn-DAY(English)
YA-OON-DEH(French)
EEAWONDEH(Hungarian)
ya-oon-DEH(Italian)
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Meaning & History

From the outpost of Jaundo, founded between 1887 and 1889 by German explorers Lt. Richard Kund and Hans Tappenbeck and named so after the local Ewondo people, also known as Yaunde. The name could also have been a German rendition of the Ewondo expression mia wondo ("peanut farmers"). This is the name of the capital city of Cameroon.
Added 9/3/2021 by VerdeIperbolico