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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.
(Placename) of or relating to Angola or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Angola
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|Noun||1.||Angolan - a native or inhabitant of Angola |
Angola, Republic of Angola - a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Angolese - a member of the Bantu tribes resident in Angola
|Adj.||1.||Angolan - of or relating to or characteristic of Angola or its people; "the Angolan Civil War"|
người Angolathuộc nước/người/tiếng Angola
A. ADJ → angoleño
B. N → angoleño/a m/f