a republic in SW Africa: formerly an overseas province of Portugal; gained independence Nov. 11, 1975. 481,226 sq. mi. (1,246,375 sq. km). Capital: Luanda. Contemporary Examples Oil arrives on ships from Angola and Russia rather than on trucks and trains from Pennsylvania. Hurricane Sandy’s Economic Sucker Punch Daniel Gross November 4, 2012 Her famous walk—twice—through […]
a member of any of the tribes residing in . Historical Examples Over those of Angolese descent, especially, he was a perfect king, and made them join in the revolt as one man. Black Rebellion Thomas Wentworth Higginson
a spear having a long, narrow iron shaft and a small, usually barbed tip, associated mainly with Frankish and Saxon grave finds of the 5th through 8th centuries a.d.
extreme distress or mental anguish, usually of physical origin. . Contemporary Examples Siem Reap, Cambodia, is a fairly wild city best known as the gateway to angor Wat. Fresh Picks Steven Raichlen June 29, 2009 Historical Examples But angor meant not only quinsy or compression of the neck: it assumed a moral import, and signifies […]