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Cape Verde

Cape Verde

 (vûrd)
An island country of the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal. The islands were settled by the Portuguese in the mid-15th century, became a colony in 1495 and an overseas province in 1951, and gained independence in 1975. Praia, on São Tiago Island, is the capital.

Cape Ver′de·an (vûr′dē-ən) adj. & n.

Cape Verdean

(ˈvɜːdɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Cape Verde or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Cape Verde
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Indeed, the participation of the Cape Verdean Prime Minister raises expectations in relations between the two nations.
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Cape Verdean striker Ze Luis twice shot Spartak into the lead but goals from Ognjen Ozegovic, Daniil Lesovoy and Reziuan Mirzoev turned the game on its head.
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to the other Cape Verdean workers, who, young and old, are
HH Shaikh Khalid conveyed greetings from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to the Cape Verde president, and his wishes of abundant health and happiness to him and of further progress and prosperity to the friendly Cape Verdean people.
The first narrative film from director Pedro Costa in nine years, "Horse Money" is a visually striking, dreamlike journey into the mind of Ventura, an old Cape Verdean immigrant living in Lisbon.
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Having found him in the cramped office of the Cape Verde Sport Fishing Company, we boarded the Lady Di 11 to join Cape Verdean captain Silvestre and his Italian mate Danny to try and find tuna, amberjack, wahoo and possibly newly arrived blue marlin - the favourite sport fish of my hero writer Ernest Hemingway.
"The project is staffed entirely by skilled Cape Verdean employees and with sustainability at its core; it has avoided an estimated 55,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year and averted the need to import 15 million litres of diesel a year," The additional share purchase will allow further expansion and other uses of wind energy in Cape Verde.
* 100% foreign direct investment is permitted in the Cape Verdean insurance industry.