Maputo

geographical name
Ma·​pu·​to | \ mä-ˈpü-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Maputo (audio) , -(ˌ)tü How to pronounce Maputo (audio) \
variants: or formerly Lourenço Marques \ lō-​ˈrāⁿ-​sü-​ˈmär-​kish How to pronounce Lourenço Marques (audio) \

Definition of Maputo

city and port on Delagoa Bay, Mozambique population 1,094,628

Note: Maputo is the capital of Mozambique.

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