from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A country of southwest Africa bordering on the Atlantic Ocean. Previously settled by Bantu-speaking people, the region was colonized by the Portuguese beginning in the 16th century and became an overseas province in 1951. The country achieved independence in 1975, but factional fighting broke out, which elections in 1992 failed to end. Luanda is the capital and the largest city. Population: 12,300,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A country in southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Angola.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fabric made from the wool of the Angora goat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common but corrupt form of angora.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990
From Portuguese (Reino de) Angola ("(kindgom of) Angola"), from Kimbundu ngola ("king's title"). (Wiktionary)