Cape Verde

geographical name (1)

Definition of Cape Verde

 (Entry 1 of 8)

— see verde, cape

Cape Verde

geographical name (2)
\ ˈvərd How to pronounce Cape Verde (audio) \
variants: or Cabo Verde \ ˌkä-​bü-​ˈver-​də How to pronounce Cabo Verde (audio) \

Definition of Cape Verde (Entry 2 of 8)

country in the eastern North Atlantic west of Mauritania and Senegal comprising the Cape Verde Islands; until 1975 belonged to Portugal; capital Praia area 1557 square miles (4048 square kilometers), population 303,673

Cape Verde Islands

geographical name (3)

Definition of Cape Verde Islands (Entry 3 of 8)

islands in the Atlantic off western Africa forming the independent country of Cape Verde

Mesa Verde National Park

geographical name (4)
Me·​sa Verde National Park | \ ˈmā-sə-ˈvərd How to pronounce Mesa Verde National Park (audio) , -ˈvər-dē\

Definition of Mesa Verde National Park (Entry 4 of 8)

area of prehistoric cliff dwellings in southwestern Colorado

Verde, Cape

geographical name (5)
\ ˈvərd How to pronounce Verde, Cape (audio) \
variants: or Cap Vert \ ˌkäp-​ˈver How to pronounce Cap Vert (audio) \

Definition of Verde, Cape (Entry 5 of 8)

promontory in Senegal projecting into the Atlantic

Note: Cape Verde is the westernmost point in Africa, at 17°30′ west longitude.

caldo verde

noun (1)
cal·​do ver·​de | \ ˌkaldōˈve(ə)rdā, ˌkäldüˈverdē\

Definition of caldo verde (Entry 6 of 8)

: a soup that is a puree of potatoes and greens served with smoked sausages

Johnny verde

noun (2)

Definition of Johnny verde (Entry 7 of 8)

terra verde

noun (3)
ter·​ra ver·​de | \ ˌterəˈver(ˌ)dā\

Definition of terra verde (Entry 8 of 8)

Other Words from Cape Verde

Geographical name (1)

Cape Verdean \ ˈvər-​dē-​ən How to pronounce Cape Verdean (audio) \ adjective or noun

Geographical name (2)

Cape Verdean \ ˈvər-​dē-​ən How to pronounce Cape Verdean (audio) \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Cape Verde

Noun (1)

Portuguese, green broth

Noun (2)

from the name Johnny + Spanish verde green, from Latin viridis

Noun (3)

Italian, literally, green earth

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