[moh-zam-beek, -zuh m-] /ˌmoʊ zæmˈbik, -zəm-/
Formerly Portuguese East Africa. a republic in SE Africa: formerly an overseas province of Portugal; gained independence in 1975. 297,731 sq. mi. (771,123 sq. km).
a seaport on an island just off the NE coast of this republic.
a republic in SE Africa: colonized by the Portuguese from 1505 onwards and a slave-trade centre until 1878; made an overseas province of Portugal in 1951; became an independent republic in 1975; became a member of the Commonwealth in 1995. Official language: Portuguese. Religion: animist majority. Currency: metical. Capital: Maputo. Pop: 24 096 669 (2013 est). Area: 812 379 sq km (313 661 sq miles) Portuguese name Moçambique Also called (until 1975) Portuguese East Africa
Republic in southeastern Africa on the Indian Ocean, bordered by South Africa to the south, Swaziland to the southwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania to the north. It was a possession of Portugal from 1505 until 1975. Its capital and largest city is Maputo.
noun 1. a channel in SE Africa, between Mozambique and Madagascar. 950 miles (1530 km) long; 250–550 miles (400–885 km) wide. noun 1. a strait between Mozambique and Madagascar. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles). Width: 400 km (250 miles)
noun 1. . noun 1. a warm ocean current flowing S along the SE coast of Africa.
[moh-zar-uh b] /moʊˈzær əb/ noun 1. a Christian in Spain who, during the Muslim domination, was permitted to practice his or her own religion. /məʊˈzærəb/ noun 1. (formerly) a Christian of Moorish Spain n. “assimilated Christian in Moorish Spain,” one who was allowed to continue practicing his religion in exchange for political allegiance, from Spanish […]
[moh-zar-uh-bik] /moʊˈzær ə bɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the : Mozarabic culture. 2. of or relating to a style of Spanish church architecture produced from the 9th to the 15th centuries and characterized chiefly by the horseshoe arch. noun 3. any of the Romance dialects, descended from the Vulgar Latin of […]