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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Portugal or its people, language, or culture.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Portugal.
  • noun A person of Portuguese ancestry.
  • noun The Romance language of Portugal and Brazil.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Portugal, a kingdom of Europe, situated west of Spain. Abbreviated Pg., Port.
  • noun An inhabitant of Portugal; as a collective plural, the people of Portugal.
  • noun The language of Portugal. It is one of the Romance group of languages, and is nearly allied to Spanish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) See Physalia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the region of Portugal.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the people of Portugal or their culture.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Portuguese language.
  • noun A person native to, or living in, Portugal.
  • proper noun A Romance language originating in Portugal, and now the official language of Portugal, Angola, Moçambique (Mozambique), São Tomé e Príncipe (São Tomé and Príncipe), Guiné Bissau (Guinea-Bissau), Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), Timor Leste (East Timor), and Brasil (Brazil).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Portugal
  • noun the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Portuguese português, from Vulgar Latin *portugalēnsis, ultimately from Late Latin Portus Cale, the ancient port of Gaya (Oporto).]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Portuguese português.

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