former name of (def 1).
a former name (until 1975) of Mozambique
noun 1. former name of . noun 1. the former name (until 1974) of Guinea-Bissau
- Portuguese guinean
adjective 1. of or relating to Portuguese Guinea, a former name for Guinea-Bissau, or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Portuguese Guinea
noun 1. a former Portuguese overseas territory on the W coast of India, consisting of the districts of Gôa, Daman, and Diu: annexed by India December 1961. Capital: Gôa. noun 1. a former Portuguese overseas province on the W coast of India, consisting of Goa, Daman, and Diu: established between 1505 and 1510; annexed by […]
- Portuguese man-of-war
noun 1. any of several large, oceanic hydrozoans of the genus Physalia, having a large, bladderlike structure with a saillike crest by which they are buoyed up and from which dangle tentacles with stinging cells.