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(Placename) the Portuguese name for Mozambique


(ˌmoʊ zæmˈbik, -zəm-)

Formerly, Portuguese East Africa. a republic in SE Africa: formerly an overseas province of Portugal; gained independence in 1975. 19,124,355; 308,642 sq. mi. (799,380 sq. km).Cap.: Maputo.
Portuguese, Moçambique.
Mo`zam•bi′can, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moçambique - a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique ChannelMocambique - a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975
Beira - a port city in eastern Mozambique on the Mozambique Channel
capital of Mozambique, Maputo - the capital and largest city of Mozambique
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
Lake Malawi, Lake Nyasa - a long lake in southeastern Africa between Tanzania, Mozambique, and Malawi
Crocodile River, Limpopo - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Zambezi, Zambezi River - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Mozambican - a native or inhabitant of Mozambique
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The bank has already been cleared by the country's central bank, Banco de Mocambique, to launch operations in the African state.
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The current shareholder structure of the bank is made up of Mocambique Capitais, a Mozambican investment company with 218 investors, with 51 percent, and by Geocapital, a a stake-holding company owned by Macau s Stanley Ho and Portugal's Jorge Ferro Ribeiro, with a 49 percent stake.
Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Mocambique (CFM), the Mozambique Ports and Railway Authority,holds a 40 per cent share of the operating company.
Vietnam-based Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos de Mocambique (ENH), the state oil company of Mozambique.
Propondo um romance historico, O outro pe da sereia (2006), o escritor mocambicano Mia Couto faz um retrato imagetico, alegorico e tambem critico da Mocambique pos-moderna, a partir de questoes etnicas, religiosas e identitarias.
O primeiro portugues chegou ao atual territorio de Mocambique em 1490, seguindo a rota aberta por Vasco da Gama.
Customs and immigration services are available at the airport 24 hours a day, seven days a week and scheduled international air links are operated by Linhas Aereas de Mocambique (LAM) to Maputo, Air Travelmax to Vilankulos and Inhambane, while Kulula.
Na tentativa de sepultar o corpo celeste, o casal encontra uma imagem de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao faltando um dos pes, que teria sido levada a Mocambique pelo padre jesuita D.
Flights can also be arranged to regional destinations such as the Luangwa Valley in Zambia, the Mocambique coast or the great parks of southern Tanzania.
Redline Communications Inc (AIM:REDL) (Redline), a provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products, has revealed that Teledata de Mozambique Lda (Teledata), owned by Telecomunicacoes de Mocambique (TDM) and Portugal Telecom, has expanded its RedMAX-based WiMAX network.