Mozambique

See also: mozambique

EnglishEdit

 
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Map of Mozambique.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese Moçambique, from the name of sultan Muça Alebique.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmoʊ.zæmˈbiːk/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Mozambique (abbreviated Moz.)

  1. A country in southeastern Africa, having Maputo as its capital; modern Republic of Mozambique (since 1990); formerly —
    1. (historical, from 1975) The communist People's Republic of Mozambique.
    2. (historical, from the 16th century) A colony of Portugal.
  2. An island or its town in the province of Nampula, Mozambique, (from which its name was transferred to the country).
  3. The Mozambique Channel, a broad strait which separates the island of Madagascar from the African mainland of Mozambique.
    • 1857 May, “Extracts from the Journal of Captain M. S. Nolloth, H.M.S. 'Frolic'”, in The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle, for 1857, London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., page 252:
      During our cruise in the Mozambique we had generally light winds, almost invariably from E.S.E., or calms, and smooth water, nearly the whole time.

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Mozambique (plural Mozambiques)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Mozambique; a Mozambican.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of mozambique (fabric).

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ChichewaEdit

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Mozambíque

  1. Mozambique (a country in Africa)

DanishEdit

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Mozambique

  1. Mozambique (a country in Africa)

DutchEdit

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Mozambique n

  1. Mozambique (a country in Africa)

FrenchEdit

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Mozambique m

  1. Mozambique (a country in Africa)

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InterlinguaEdit

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Mozambique

  1. Mozambique (a country in Africa)

SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /moθamˈbike/, [moθãmˈbike]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /mosamˈbike/, [mosãmˈbike]

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Mozambique ?

  1. Mozambique (a country in Africa)

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