from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island country of the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal. The islands were settled by the Portuguese in the mid-15th century, became a colony in 1495 and an overseas province in 1951, and gained independence in 1975. Praia, on São Tiago Island, is the capital. Population: 424,000.
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- proper n. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Cape Verde.
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- n. an island country in the Atlantic off the coast of Senegal
This started near what we call the Cape Verde islands.
I mean, it's really not the season for what we call Cape Verde storms or what is out there still a little chilly.
In September, we see what we call the Cape Verde hurricanes, where the majority of our major hurricanes do develop.
Meanwhile, Costa pointed to Cape Verde, which is hosting the ECOWAS conference, as a "good example" of how the tide could be turned against the international drug cartels.
In the West African country of Cape Verde, which is 99 percent
Though Soares has visited all the other former Portuguese territories in Africa which gained their independence in the wake of Portugal's 1974 democratic revolution; - namely Cape Verde,
Cabo Verde (local name Cape Verde 16 00 N 24 00 W for Cape Verde)
The Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC) based at Dakar, Senegal is made up of west African States, namely Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Sierra Leone and Senegal.
"My last letter to your excellency was written from a place on the coast of Guinea called Cape Verde, and in it you were informed of the commencement of my voyage.
Grace, who immigrated from Cape Verde and worked as a dishwasher and migrant farm laborer before becoming a preacher, said the nails represented his rejection of work.
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