Mozambique

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Map of Mozambique.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese Moçambique, from the name of sultan Muça Alebique.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌmoʊ.zæmˈbiːk/

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Mozambique

  1. The Republic of Mozambique, a country (since 1990) in southeastern Africa, having Maputo as its capital city, formerly the communist People's Republic of Mozambique (from 1975) or a colony of Portugal (from the 16th century).
  2. The Island of Mozambique or its town, in Nampula province, (from which its name was transferred to the country).
  3. The Mozambique Channel, a broad strait which separates the island of Madagascar from the African mainland of Mozambique.
    • 1857 May, “Extracts from the Journal of Captain M. S. Nolloth, H.M.S. 'Frolic'”, in The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle, for 1857, London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., page 252:
      During our cruise in the Mozambique we had generally light winds, almost invariably from E.S.E., or calms, and smooth water, nearly the whole time.

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Chichewa[edit]

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Mozambique

  1. Mozambique (a country in Africa)

Danish[edit]

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Mozambique

  1. Mozambique

Dutch[edit]

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Mozambique n

  1. Mozambique

Interlingua[edit]

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Mozambique

  1. Mozambique

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /moθamˈbike/, [moθãmˈbike]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /mosamˈbike/, [mosãmˈbike]

Proper noun[edit]

Mozambique ?

  1. Mozambique