a Portuguese overseas territory in S China, in the delta of the Zhu Jiang River and including two small adjacent islands. 6 sq. mi. (16 sq. km).
the seaport and capital of this territory.
a special administrative region of China, in the south of the country, across the estuary of the Zhu Jiang from Hong Kong: chief centre of European trade with China in the 18th century; attained partial autonomy in 1976; formerly (until 1999) a Portuguese overseas province under a long-term lease from China, as with Hong Kong (a UK territory until 1997); transit trade with rest of China; tourism and financial services. It retains its own currency, the pataca. Pop: 583 003 (2013 est). Area: 16 sq km (6 sq miles) Portuguese name Macau
[mak-uh-neez, -nees] /ˌmæk əˈniz, -ˈnis/ noun, plural Macanese. 1. a native or inhabitant of Macao. adjective 2. of or relating to Macao or its inhabitants.
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[muh-kuh-pah] /mə kəˈpɑ/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Amapá, in NE Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. [ah-mah-pah] /ˌɑ mɑˈpɑ/ noun 1. a federal territory in N Brazil. 51,177 sq. mi. (132,550 sq. km). Capital: Macapá. /Portuguese ˌəməˈpɑː/ noun 1. a state of N Brazil, on the Amazon delta. Capital: […]
[mah-kah-pah-gahl] /ˌmɑ kɑ pɑˈgɑl/ noun 1. Diosdado [dee-aws-dah-daw] /ˌdi ɔsˈdɑ dɔ/ (Show IPA), 1910–97, Philippine statesman: president 1961–65.