Praia

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Prai·a

 (prī′ə)
The capital of Cape Verde, on the southeast coast of the island of Santiago.

Praia

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

Prai•a

(ˈpraɪ ə)

n.
the capital of Cape Verde, in the S Atlantic Ocean, on S São Tiago Island. 39,000.
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Noun1.Praia - the capital of Cape Verde on Sao Tiago Island
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde - an island country in the Atlantic off the coast of Senegal
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On the 16th of January, 1832, we anchored at Porto Praya, in St.
When the island was discovered, the immediate neighbourhood of Porto Praya was clothed with trees, [1] the reckless destruction of which has caused here, as at St.
One day, two of the officers and myself rode to Ribeira Grande, a village a few miles eastward of Porto Praya.