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ANGOLA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Angola mean? 

ANGOLA (noun)
  The noun ANGOLA has 1 sense:

1. a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990

  Familiarity information: ANGOLA used as a noun is very rare.


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ANGOLA (noun)


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Meaning:

A republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Angola; Republic of Angola

Instance hypernyms:

African country; African nation (countries occupying the African continent)

Meronyms (parts of "Angola"):

Angolan capital; Luanda (port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola)

Huambo; Nova Lisboa (a city in the mountains in western Angola)

Lobito (a seaport on the Atlantic coast of Angola)

Kasai; Kasai River; River Kasai (a river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo)

Zambezi; Zambezi River (an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean)

Meronyms (members of "Angola"):

Angolan (a native or inhabitant of Angola)

Holonyms ("Angola" is a part of...):

Africa (the second largest continent; located south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean)


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