Macao

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See also: macao, mação, and Mação

English[edit]

Map including MACAU MACAO (PORTUGAL) (DMA, 1975)

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Macao

  1. Alternative spelling of Macau
    • 1784, James Cook, James King, Cook's Voyage to the Pacific Ocean[1], volume IV, London: John Stockdale, pages 211-213:
      Captain King began now to entertain apprehenſions, leſt, in the proſecution of our ſearch for thoſe iſlands, we ſhould get ſo far to the ſouth as to be under the neceſſity of paſſing to leeward of the Pratas ; in which caſe, it might have proved extremely difficult for ſuch bad ſailing veſſels as our to fetch Macao, eſpecially if the wind ſhould continue to blow (as it now did) from the north-north-eaſt and north.
    • 1905, J. Dyer Ball, Macao: The Holy City; The Gem of the Orient Earth[2], China Baptist Publication Society, page 1:
      The Portuguese Colony of Macao is situated on a rocky peninsula in the Heung Shan (Fragrant Hills) District in the Kwong Chau Prefecture of the Kwong Tung, or Canton Province, in the south eastern part of the Empire of China.
    • 1975 March 9, “Mme. Chiang warns against detente”, in Free China Weekly[3], volume XVI, number 9, Taipei, page 1:
      The First Lady charged that the Maoists are making use of the Portuguese, through their small enclave of Macao, to carry out trade in drugs that are aimed in enslaving and demoralizing the people of the free world. She said the narcotics trade also is providing Chinese Communist leaders with a major source of revenue for use in carrying out their subversive, revolutionary tactics in other countries.
    • 1988, T. Jeff Williams, Macao[4], Chelsea House, page 15:
      The territory of Macao is made up of a small peninsula on the Chinese coast and two neighboring islands. Located at the mouth of the Pearl River, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) from the Chinese city of Canton, Macao was once a safe harbor for Chinese fishermen.

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French[edit]

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Macao m

  1. Macau (A Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China just west of Hong Kong)

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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  • IPA(key): /maˈkao̯/
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Macao n

  1. Macau (A Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China just west of Hong Kong)

Polish[edit]

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Macao n

  1. Macau

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Macao m

  1. Obsolete spelling of Macau