[gin-ee-bi-sou] /ˈgɪn i bɪˈsaʊ/
a republic on the W coast of Africa, between Guinea and Senegal: formerly a Portuguese overseas province; gained independence in 1974. 13,948 sq. mi. (36,125 sq. km).
a republic in West Africa, on the Atlantic: first discovered by the Portuguese in 1446 and of subsequent importance in the slave trade; made a colony in 1879; became an independent republic in 1974. Official language: Portuguese; Cape Verde creole is widely spoken. Religion: animist majority and Muslim. Currency: franc. Capital: Bissau. Pop: 1 660 870 (2013 est). Area: 36 125 sq km (13 948 sq miles) Former name (until 1974) Portuguese Guinea
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for durra
noun 1. an ocean current flowing E along the Guinea coast of W Africa.
noun 1. any of several African, gallinaceous birds of the subfamily Numidinae, especially a common species, Numida meleagris, that has a bony casque on the head and dark gray plumage spotted with white and that is now domesticated and raised for its flesh and eggs. noun 1. any gallinaceous bird, esp Numida meleagris, of the […]
noun 1. a grass, Panicum maximum, native to Africa, used for forage in warm regions of North and South America.