Guinea–Bissau

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geographical name Guin·ea–Bis·sau \ˌgi-nē-bi-ˈsau̇\
variants: or formerly

Portuguese Guinea

Definition of Guinea–Bissau

  1. republic in western Africa south of Senegal; until 1974 a Portuguese colony; capital Bissau area 13,948 square miles (36,265 square kilometers), population 1,520,830


GUINEA–BISSAU Defined for English Language Learners

Guinea-Bissau

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geographical name

Definition of Guinea–Bissau for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa

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