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Meaning of "Jos Plateau" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JOS PLATEAU

Jos Plateau  [dʒɒs ˈplætəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JOS PLATEAU

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Jos Plateau is a noun.
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WHAT DOES JOS PLATEAU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Jos Plateau

Location of the Jos Plateau The Jos Plateau is a plateau located near the centre of Nigeria. It covers 8600 km² and is bounded by 300-600 meter escarpments around much of its circumference. With an average altitude of 1280 metres it is the largest area over 1000 metres in Nigeria, with a high point of 1829 metres in the Shere Hills. The plateau has given its name to the State, Plateau State in which it is found and is itself named for the state's capital, Jos.

Definition of Jos Plateau in the English dictionary

The definition of Jos Plateau in the dictionary is the Jos Plateau a plateau in Nigeria with an average altitude of 1280 metres.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JOS PLATEAU


alto
ˈæltəʊ
anatto
əˈnætəʊ
annatto
əˈnætəʊ
arnatto
ɑːˈnætəʊ
auto
ˈɔːtəʊ
chateau
ˈʃætəʊ
conjunto
kɒnˈdʒʊntəʊ
dato
ˈdɑːtəʊ
gateau
ˈɡætəʊ
junto
ˈdʒʊntəʊ
mulatto
mjuːˈlætəʊ
photo
ˈfəʊtəʊ
plateau
ˈplætəʊ
punto
ˈpʊntəʊ
Quito
ˈkiːtəʊ
santo
ˈsɑːntəʊ
statto
ˈstætəʊ
tanto
ˈtæntəʊ
toe
təʊ
Toronto
təˈrɒntəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JOS PLATEAU

Jos
joseph
Joseph Bonaparte Gulf
Joseph II
Joseph of Arimathea
Josephine
josephinite
Josephson effect
Josephus
josh
Josh.
josher
joshingly
Joshua
Joshua tree
Josiah
Josias
joskin
Jospin

WORDS THAT END LIKE JOS PLATEAU

aboiteau
bateau
Black Forest gateau
Cocteau
coteau
Cousteau
couteau
Langres Plateau
Laurentian Plateau
Le Cateau
manteau
Ozark Plateau
portmanteau
Watteau

Synonyms and antonyms of Jos Plateau in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Jos Plateau» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

乔斯高原
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Jos Plateau
570 millions of speakers

English

Jos Plateau
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Jos पठार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جوس بلاتو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Jos плато
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Jos Plateau
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জো প্লেটও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Plateau de Jos
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jos Plateau
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jos Plateau
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジョス高原
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조스 고원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jos Plateau
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Jos cao nguyên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜோஸ் பீடபூமி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जोस प्लेटाऊ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Jos Yaylası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Jos Plateau
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Jos Plateau
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Jos плато
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Jos Plateau
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Jos Οροπέδιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Jos Plateau
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Jos Plateau
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Jos Plateau
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JOS PLATEAU»

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The Peri-Urban Interface: Approaches to Sustainable Natural ...
17–29 Phillips-Howard, K. D., Adepetu, A. A. and Kidd, A. D. (1990) Aspects of Change in Fadama Farming along the Delimi River, Jos L. G. C. (1982–1990), Jos Plateau Environmental Resources Development Programme, Interim Report No ...
Duncan McGregor, David Simon, 2012
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Nigeria
Patricia Levy. THE SHADOOF The shadoof (right), an ancient water-raising device, continues to be useful in irrigation in Nigeria today, particularly in areas such as the Jos Plateau. The shadoof has a bucket attached to one end of a long rod ...
Patricia Levy, 2004
3
Geographical Regions of Nigeria
The Jos Plateau of Nigeria is one of those restricted areas of tropical Africa, where the systematic exploitation of its resources by modern methods has created an 'economic island', surrounded by vast areas with a poorly developed exchange ...
Reuben K. Udo, 1970
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Strangers to the City: Urban Man in Jos, Nigeria
Initially Europeans were drawn to the Jos Plateau to exploit its rich tin ore resources. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries small quantities of " straw tin"3 of unknown source reached Europeans trading at West African ports, but it was ...
Leonard Plotnicov, 1967
5
Nigeria: The Bradt Travel Guide
Capital of Plateau State, Jos is located 288km northeast of Abuja on the Jos Plateau, which is about 1,250m above sea level on the Delimi River. Although not part of the north, if you have travelled from anywhere in the south, this is the first ...
Lizzie Williams, 2008
6
Environment and Economics in Nigeria
See Monday Yakiban Mangvwat, “Tin Mining and Environmental Degradation on the Jos Plateau, 1902–1994,” in Land Desecration and EnvironmentalDegradation on Nigeria's Jos Plateau, ed. Bagudu, 61. 2. S. U. Fwatshak, “Garnet Mining ...
Toyin Falola, Adam Paddock, 2012
7
Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa
Buchanan, M.S., Macleod, W.N., Turner, D.C., Berridge, N.G. & Black, R. 1971. The geology of the Jos Plateau. Volume 2, Younger granite complexes. Bulletin, Geological Survey of Nigeria, 32, 1-159. Carter, J.D., Barber, W. & Tait, E.A. 1963.
Alan Robert Woolley, 2001
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Financial costs of disease burden, morbidity and mortality ...
The most significant conclusion of the study on trypanosomosis is that the disease is now widespread all over the country with numerous outbreaks and reports of relatively high infection rate in the Jos Plateau that used to be regarded as ...
‎2013
9
Geology and Mineral Resources of Nigeria
Alluvial and eluvial mineralization: Uplift of the central part of Nigeria which began in Neogene (Kogbe, 1981b) led to the formation of an upstanding area known as the Jos Plateau, in the Jos-Bukuru area. The plateau, which rises >400 m ...
Nuhu George Obaje, 2009
10
Pastoralists of the West African Savanna
As a result of free access to the grazing areas, the Jos Plateau has continued to be one of the largest concentration areas for cattle in Nigeria. These movements and concentrations of cattle that accompanied Fulani settlement went unchecked  ...
Mahdi Adamu, Anthony Hamilton Millard Kirk-Greene, 1986

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JOS PLATEAU»

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5 Travel Destinations In Plateau State
Assop Falls is 70 km along Jos-Kagoro road on the top of the Jos Plateau. The Assop River supplies water which the rapids and falls use, and it ... «Nigerian Bulletin, Jul 15»
2
Plateau Police Call For Reinforcement To End Frequent Attacks
Plateau Police Call For Reinforcement To End Frequent Attacks. By Isa Abdulsalami Ahovi, Jos Plateau State on June 28, 2015. Solomon-Arase Police ... «The Guardian Nigeria, Jun 15»

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