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Angola

An·go·la

 (ăng-gō′lə, ăn-)
A country of southwest Africa bordering on the Atlantic Ocean. Previously settled by Bantu-speaking people, the region was colonized by the Portuguese beginning in the 16th century and became an overseas province in 1951. The country achieved independence in 1975, but factional fighting broke out, resulting in a civil war that was ended by a ceasefire in 2002. Luanda is the capital and the largest city.

An·go′lan adj. & n.

Angola

(æŋˈɡəʊlə)
n
(Placename) a republic in SW Africa, on the Atlantic: includes the enclave of Cabinda, north of the River Congo; a Portuguese possession from 1575 until its independence in 1975; multiparty constitution adopted in 1991; factional violence. It consists of a narrow coastal plain with a large fertile plateau in the east. Currency: kwanza. Religion: Christian majority. Capital: Luanda. Pop: 18 565 269 (2013 est). Area: 1 246 693 sq km (481 351 sq miles)

An•go•la

(æŋˈgoʊ lə)

n.
a republic in SW Africa: formerly an overseas province of Portugal; gained independence Nov. 11, 1975. 11,177,537; 481,226 sq. mi. (1,246,375 sq. km). Cap.: Luanda. Formerly, Portuguese West Africa.
An•go′lan, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Angola - a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic OceanAngola - a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990
Angolan capital, Luanda - port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola
Huambo, Nova Lisboa - a city in the mountains in western Angola
Lobito - a seaport on the Atlantic coast of Angola
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Kasai, Kasai River, River Kasai - a river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo
Zambezi, Zambezi River - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Angolan - a native or inhabitant of Angola
Herero - a member of a pastoral Bantu people living in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola
Translations
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