cape verdean

Cape Verde

[vurd]
noun
a republic consisting of a group of islands (Cape Verde Islands) in the Atlantic, W of Senegal in W Africa: formerly an overseas territory of Portugal; gained independence in 1975. 1557 sq. mi. (4033 sq. km). Capital: Praia.

Cape Verdean [vur-dee-uhn] , noun
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Cape Verde (vɜːd)
 
n
a republic in the Atlantic off the coast of West Africa, consisting of a group of ten islands and five islets: an overseas territory of Portugal until 1975, when the islands became independent. Official language: Portuguese. Religion: Christian (Roman Catholic) majority; animist minority. Currency: Cape Verdean escudo. Capital: Praia. Pop: 472 000 (2004 est). Area: 4033 sq km (1557 sq miles)

Cape Verdean (ˈvɜːdɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Cape Verde or its inhabitants
 
n
2.  a native or inhabitant of Cape Verde

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