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  1. A republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
  2. An inactive volcano in western Cameroon; highest peak on the West African coast

From Portuguese Rio dos Camarões (“river of prawns”)

  1. Country in Central Africa. Official name: Republic of Cameroon.

Alteration of Cameron, influenced by -oon.

  1. (Britain, politics) A Conservative Party member with green or social liberal leanings, supporting the policies of David Cameron.

    Fun Facts about the name Cameroon

    • How unique is the name Cameroon? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Cameroon was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
    • Weird things about the name Cameroon: Your name in reverse order is Nooremac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Emaoonrc. How do you pronounce that?

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    Past life for Cameroon born Dec 22, 2008

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1100. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

    As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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