Cape Verde

geographical name

Definition of Cape Verde

— see verde, cape

Cape Verdean

play \ˈvər-dē-ən\ adjective or noun

Cape Verde

geographical name \ ˈvərd \
variants: or Cabo Verde play \ˌkä-bü-ˈver-də\

Definition of Cape Verde

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 Verdean

play \ˈvər-dē-ən\ adjective or noun

Cape Verde Islands

geographical name

Definition of Cape Verde Islands

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

Mesa Verde National Park

geographical name Me·sa Verde National Park \ ˈmā-sə-ˈvərd , -ˈvər-dē \

Definition of Mesa Verde National Park

area of prehistoric cliff dwellings in southwestern Colorado

Verde, Cape

geographical name \ ˈvərd \
variants: or Cap Vert play \ˌkäp-ˈver\

Definition of Verde, Cape

promontory in Senegal projecting into the Atlantic
Note: Cape Verde is the westernmost point in Africa, at 17°30′ west longitude.

caldo verde

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

Definition of caldo verde

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

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Origin and Etymology of caldo verde

Portuguese, green broth


Johnny verde

noun

Definition of Johnny verde

:sand bass 1a

Origin and Etymology of johnny verde

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


terra verde

noun ter·ra ver·de \ ˌterəˈver(ˌ)dā \

Definition of terra verde

Origin and Etymology of terra verde

Italian, literally, green earth



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