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[loh-an-duh, -ahn-; Portuguese loo-ahn-duh] /loʊˈæn də, -ˈɑn-; Portuguese lʊˈɑ̃ də/
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  • They can be kept, however, at Loanda (see Livingstone's 'Travels,' p. 407).

  • He had not been to Loanda, so he had never seen the sea before.

    A Book of Discovery Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
  • All this region, however, has no means of transport to Loanda other than the shoulders of the carriers and slaves over a footpath.

  • I was notified at the time of their transit that our money in Loanda was all used up.

    Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
  • In the Geographical Society, his journey to Loanda, of which he sent them an account, excited the liveliest interest.

  • He knew that Loanda, second only in importance to MWanga, was among the slain.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • At this stage the loss of a skilled leader like Loanda made itself felt among his followers.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • Portugal ordered for Loanda a set of street lamps from England.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • With very little delay they fell into divers disasters, and Andrew became a prisoner in the hands of the Portuguese at Loanda.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • Stanley gave his poor followers eight days' rest at Kabinda and then in a Portuguese vessel proceeded to Loanda.

    Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for Loanda


a variant spelling of Luanda
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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