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Lu·an·da

 (lo͞o-ăn′də) or Lo·an·da (lō-än′də)
The capital and largest city of Angola, in the northwest part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. Founded by the Portuguese in 1575, it has a fine natural harbor and diversified industries.
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Luanda

(lʊˈændə) or

Loanda

n
(Placename) the capital of Angola, a port in the west, on the Atlantic: founded in 1576, it became a centre of the slave trade to Brazil in the 17th and 18th centuries; oil refining. Pop: 2 839 000 (2005 est). Official name: São Paulo de Loanda
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Lu•an•da

(luˈæn də, -ˈɑn-)

n.
the capital of Angola, in SW Africa. 1,200,000.
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Noun1.Luanda - port city on Atlantic coastLuanda - port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city 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
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