Maputos

Maputo

[muh-poo-toh]
noun
a seaport in and the capital of Mozambique, on Delagoa Bay.
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Maputo (məˈpuːtəʊ)
 
n
Former name (until 1975): Lourenço Marques the capital and chief port of Mozambique, in the south on Delagoa Bay: became capital in 1907; the nearest port to the Rand gold-mining and industrial region of South Africa. Pop: 1 316 000 (2005 est)

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Mozambique [(moh-zuhm-beek)]

Republic in southeastern Africa on the Indian Ocean, bordered by South Africa to the south, Swaziland to the southwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania to the north. It was a possession of Portugal from 1505 until 1975. Its capital and largest city is Maputo.

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