Portugal

geographical name
Por·​tu·​gal | \ ˈpȯr-chi-gəl How to pronounce Portugal (audio) , ˌpür-tü-ˈgäl\
variants: or ancient Lusitania \ ˌlü-​sə-​ˈtā-​nē-​ə How to pronounce Lusitania (audio) , -​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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