Definition of Omanhene in US English:

Omanhene

(also Omanhin, Omanhen)

noun

  • Among the Akan peoples of West Africa: a paramount chief of a state or district, under whom are lesser chiefs of villages.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal African Society. From Akan ɔmãŋhéne chief, king from ɔmãŋ community + -héne chief.

Pronunciation

Omanhene

/ˌəʊmɑːnˈhiːni/