a republic consisting of a group of islands (Cape Verde Islands) in the Atlantic, W of Senegal in W Africa: formerly an overseas territory of Portugal; gained independence in 1975. 1557 sq. mi. (4033 sq. km).
Cape, a cape in Senegal, near Dakar: the westernmost point of Africa.
Cape Verde, a cape in Senegal, near Dakar: the westernmost point of Africa See also Cape Verde
a republic in the Atlantic off the coast of West Africa, consisting of a group of ten islands and five islets: an overseas territory of Portugal until 1975, when the islands became independent. Official language: Portuguese. Religion: Christian (Roman Catholic) majority; animist minority. Currency: Cape Verdean escudo. Capital: Praia. Pop: 531 046 (2013 est). Area: 4033 sq km (1557 sq miles)
a low-growing, creeping plant, Arctotheca calendulacea, used as a ground cover in warm climates.
the skillful practice of a bullfighter in using a cape to maneuver a bull.
a peninsula in NE Australia, in N Queensland, between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea.
a sleeveless garment of various lengths, fastened around the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders, worn separately or attached to a coat or other outer garment. the capa of a bullfighter. (of a matador or capeador during a bullfight) to induce and guide the charge of (a bull) by flourishing a capa. a piece […]