from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A country of southeast Africa. Inhabited by Bantu peoples from the 1st century A.D., the coast was settled by Arab traders beginning in the 8th century. The Portuguese colonized the area in the early 16th century and governed it as part of their India holdings until 1752, when a separate administrative unit was formed. It became an overseas province in 1951 and, after a decade of civil war, gained its independence in 1975. Maputo is the capital and the largest city. Population: 20,900,000.
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- proper n. Country in Southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Mozambique (República de Moçambique).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A loosely woven fabric for women's wear, having a cotton warp and a woolen weft.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975
As it is, the rapid ramp-up of treatment in Mozambique is outstripping the ability of the government and other institutions to treat all the infected, instead making them wait until the viral load increases to the point when they can no longer wait to begin treatment.
The head of the Catholic Church in Mozambique is under fire after bizarre allegations he made, saying that condoms shipped to Mozambique by European manufacturer's are deliberately infected with HIV: Maputo Archbishop Francisco Chimoio claimed some anti-retroviral drugs were also infected "in order to finish quickly the African people".
The Endangered Wildlife Trust this week accused South African timber giant Sappi of hiring "ecomercenaries" in an attempt to gain approval for its proposed eucalyptus plantations in what it described as Mozambique's most important and sensitive environmental region.
A more narrowly technical cross-disciplinary effort in Mozambique is Paul J.J. Sinclair, "Ethno-Archaeological Surveys of the Save River Valley, South-Central Mozambique," Working Papers in African Studies, 11 (Department of Cultural Anthropology, Uppsala University, 1985).
Now stable and peaceful, Mozambique is what is called an HBLI, or heavily burdened, low income country.
I was on the Emanuela that day in Mozambique Channel when the Brisk caught us with nine hundred slaves between-decks.
The belief that Azagaia, and so many others in Mozambique, have that he is being persecuted by Frelimo [en] can even be unfounded, but it has real effects in the actions of those who believe it, including Azagaia himself.
“As Mentiras da Verdade” (a play on words meaning “True Lies”) got radio play in Mozambique and already provoked debate among the social scientists of the blogosphere.
Even before this year's Presidential campaign officially began in Mozambique, new opposition party Movimento Democrático de Moçambique (Democratic Movement of Mozambique, or MDM) signaled it would take from the “Obama” model of online mobilization.
Lucrécia reacted shouting back to her that there were many Brazilians going to live in Mozambique, but rather than being mistreated they were being received with open arms.
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