Mozambique definition

  • others:
    • A country of southeast Africa. Inhabited by Bantu individuals through the 1st century A.D., the coast was settled by Arab dealers starting in the 8th century. The Portuguese colonized the region during the early 16th century and governed it included in their Asia holdings until 1752, whenever an independent administrative device ended up being created. It became an overseas province in 1951 and, after a decade of civil war, gained its autonomy in 1975. Maputo may be the capital while the biggest city. Populace: 20,900,000.
  • proper-noun:
    • Nation in Southern Africa. Official title: Republic of Mozambique (República de Moçambique).
  • noun:
    • A loosely woven fabric for females's use, having a cotton warp and a woolen weft.
    • a republic on southeastern coastline of Africa on Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975

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