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- proper noun A former country and colony of Portugal in Africa, now called
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Africa Which country was formerly known as Portuguese West Africa?
You have Portuguese East Africa and Portuguese West Africa and in the continent's midsection the remnants of the brutally ruled Congo of Belgium's King Leopold.
He was the British Consul at Loanda in Portuguese West Africa, and one morning about two months before, some natives had brought me in to him slung in a machilla.
Bay in Portuguese West Africa a railway was being built in 1909 which would connect with the main line near the Congo frontier.
Portuguese West Africa, where Thomas F. Ryan and his Belgian associates have acquired the new oil wells and set up still another important outpost of our overseas financial venturing.
Hottentots threatened Portuguese West Africa, but Germany intervened, ostensibly to protect missionaries.