Camarões

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Portuguese[edit]

Bandeira da República dos Camarões

Etymology[edit]

After Rio dos Camarões (River of Shrimps), an early name of the Woura River coined by Portuguese explorers, from camarão (shrimp).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Camarões m pl or m

  1. Cameroon (a country in central Africa)
    Synonym: República dos Camarões (official name)

Usage notes[edit]

Chiefly used in the plural in European Portuguese and in the singular in Brazilian Portuguese.

Derived terms[edit]