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Macáu

[muh-kou] /məˈkaʊ/
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British Dictionary definitions for macau

Macáu

/məˈkau/
noun
1.
the Portuguese name for Macao
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Word Origin and History for macau

Macau

from Portuguese corruption of southern Chinese ama (name of a patron goddess of sailors) + ngao "bay, port."

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