Portugal

geographical name Por·tu·gal \ ˈpȯr-chi-gəl , ˌpür-tü-ˈgäl \
variants: or ancient Lusitania play \ˌlü-sə-ˈtā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of Portugal

country in southwestern Europe in the western Iberian Peninsula bordering on the Atlantic Ocean; a kingdom before 1910; now a republic; capital Lisbon area (not including the Azores and Madeira) 35,383 square miles (91,642 square kilometers), population 10,562,178
see also portuguese


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