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Prín·ci·pe

 (prĭn′sə-pə, prēN′sĭ-)
An island of western Africa in the Gulf of Guinea, part of São Tomé and Príncipe.

principe

(ˈprintʃipe)
n
a prince

Príncipe

(ˈprɪnsɪpiː; Portuguese ˈprɪ̃sipə)
n
(Placename) an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa: part of São Tomé and Príncipe. Area: 150 sq km (58 sq miles)

Prín•ci•pe

(ˈprɪn sə pə, -ˌpeɪ)

n.
an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa. 5255; 54 sq. mi. (140 sq. km). Compare São Tomé and Príncipe.
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Noun1.Principe - an island in the Gulf of Guinea that is part of Sao Tome and PrincipePrincipe - an island in the Gulf of Guinea that is part of Sao Tome and Principe
Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Thome e Principe, Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome e Principe, St. Thomas and Principe - island nation in the South Atlantic off the west coast of Africa; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975; has enormous offshore oil reserves
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The Marginellidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) of Principe Island (Republica de Sao Tome e Principe).
Manuel Quaresma Dias da Graca Hospital in the city of Santo AntEnio will be refurbished and re-equipped and two large swamps will be drained in the capital of Principe island.
The Royal Astronomical Society of London, under the leadership of Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882-1944), who was a great enthusiast of Einstein's theories, made ready two expeditions, one to northern Brazil and one to Principe Island in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa.