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Luanda definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola [syn: Luanda, Angolan capital]

Merriam Webster's

geographical name city & port capital of Angola population 1,544,400

Britannica Concise

City (pop., 1995 est.: 2,081,000), capital of Angola. Situated on the Atlantic coast, it is Angola's largest city and its second busiest seaport. Founded in 1576 by Paulo Dias de Novais, it became the administrative center for the colony of Angola in 1627. It was a major outlet for slave traffic to Brazil until the 19th cent. Many Mbundu live in the city, and there is a sizable Cuban community. It is a commercial and industrial area, with oil-refining capacity. It is the seat of the Univ. of Luanda; the old fortress of Sã o Miguel lies beyond the port.



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