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  • The capital and largest city of Angola, in the northwest part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. Founded by the Portuguese in 1575, it has a fine natural harbor and diversified industries. Population: 2,770,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of Angola.

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  • n. port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola


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