Praia

Praia

[Portuguese prahy-ah; English prahy-uh]
noun
the capital of Cape Verde, in the S Atlantic Ocean, on S São Tiago Island.
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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)

Praia (ˈpraɪə)
 
n
the capital of Cape Verde; a port and submarine cable station. Pop: 115 000 (2005 est)

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