I·ba·dan (ē-bädn, ē-bädän)
A city of southwest Nigeria north-northeast of Lagos. Founded c. 1830 as a military camp, it developed into the most powerful Yoruba city-state before coming under British control in 1893. Today it is a major commercial, industrial, and cultural center.
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