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The capital of Cape Verde, on the southeast coast of the island of Santiago.
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(Placename) the capital of Cape Verde; a port and submarine cable station. Pop: 115 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈpraɪ ə)

the capital of Cape Verde, in the S Atlantic Ocean, on S São Tiago Island. 39,000.
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Noun1.Praia - the capital of Cape Verde on Sao Tiago Island
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde - an island country in the Atlantic off the coast of Senegal
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