Angola

geographical name
An·​go·​la | \ aŋ-ˈgō-lə How to pronounce Angola (audio) , an- \
variants: or formerly Portuguese West Africa

Definition of Angola

country in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic coast south of the mouth of the Congo River; until 1975 a dependency of Portugal; capital Luanda area 481,354 square miles (1,246,700 square kilometers), population 30,356,000

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Angolan \ aŋ-​ˈgō-​lən How to pronounce Angolan (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Angola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Angola. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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