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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUANGO

From the table-land of Cassanga you may survey nearly the whole of the valley watered by the Quango.

We were soon on the banks of the Quango, and after some difficulties reached the opposite bank.

On the 28th of February they reached the banks of the Quango, where they were again received by Cypriano.

We were now on the banks of the Quango, a river one hundred and fifty yards wide, and very deep.

As soon as we could move toward the Quango we did so, meeting in our course several trading-parties, both native and Portuguese.

And the Kasai, even previous to the junction, is much larger than the Quango, from the numerous branches it receives.

I saw even on the banks of the Quango as much as sixpence paid for a pound.

On the 4th of April they reached the banks of the Quango, here a hundred and fifty yards wide.

There is but one opinion among the Balonda respecting the Kasai and Quango.

WORD ORIGIN

1973, acronym for quasi-non-governmental organization (a descriptive phrase itself attested from 1967). Related: Quangocracy; quangocrat.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR QUANGO

steering committee

noundirecting group
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