Bissau

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Bis·sau

 (bĭ-sou′)
The capital and largest city of Guinea-Bissau, on an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean. Founded by the Portuguese in 1687, the city has been a free port since 1869.

Bissau

(bɪˈsaʊ) or

Bissão

n
(Placename) a port on the Atlantic, the capital of Guinea-Bissau (until 1974 Portuguese Guinea). Pop: 369 000 (2005 est)

Bis•sau

(bɪˈsaʊ)

also Bis•são

(biˈsãʊ̃)

n.
a seaport in and the capital of Guinea-Bissau, in the W part. 109,214.
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Noun1.Bissau - the capital of Guinea-BissauBissau - the capital of Guinea-Bissau  
Guinea-Bissau, Guine-Bissau, Portuguese Guinea, Republic of Guinea-Bissau - a republic on the northwestern coast of Africa; recognized as independent by Portugal in 1974
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