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Definition of the noun Portugal

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noun - plural: -

  1. [context: now rare] A Portuguese person.


Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a sovereign nation-state in Europe. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula, and it is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. Aside from continental Portugal, the Portuguese Republic holds sovereignty over the Atlantic archipelagos of Azores and Madeira, which are autonomous regions of Portugal. The country is named after its second largest city, Porto, whose name derives from Latin "Portus" and the Celtic place-name "Cale".

Phrases with Portugal

  1. Portugal Laurel
  2. Nosema Portugal
  3. capital of portugal
  4. Species Nosema Portugal

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Google previewCompetitive Elections in Developing Countries (1987)

by Myron Weiner, Ergun Özbudun

Portugal is a special case in this regard: although it is a European and a Western country, it has not throughout its history definitively been considered by its neighbors or considered itself fully a part of Europe; and although by many ...

Google previewCoastal Erosion and Protection in Europe (2013)

by Enzo Pranzini, Allan Thomas Williams

m Portugal Oscar Ferreira and Ana Matias Introduction Coastal erosion in Portugal is a complex issue that relates not only to its main causes, but also to a number of other factors, namely the inherited phys— iographic coastal characteristics, ...

Google previewPortugal Investment and Business Guide Volume 1 Strategic and Practical Information (2015)

by IBP, Inc.

Portugal is a founding member of NATO; it is an active member of the alliance and Portuguese forces participate in NATO operations in Afghanistan and Kosovo. Portugal will host the 2010 NATO Summit. Portugal is a key member of the ...

Google previewHandbook of World Families (2004)

by Bert N. Adams, Jan Trost

INTRODUCTION Portugal is an old European country, independent since the 12th century and situated on the Atlantic...

Politically, Portugal is a democratic state based on the rule of law and a member of the European Union since 1986.

Google previewSecurity Challenges in the Euro-Med Area in the 21st Century (2012)

Mare Nostrum by Stephen Calleya

Although Portugal is a member of both NATO and the EU, it has maintained close links with ex-colonies and Portuguese speaking countries such as Angola and Brazil. Portugal maintains strong security relations with the US and both countries ...

Google previewEuropean Economic Community Migrations (2012)

by A.T. Bouscaren

Portugal is a country of emigration by tradition. The authorities are aware that industry, although undergoing a considerable development, is unable to absorb the demographic increase and the large manpower surplus existing in agriculture .

Google previewThe trade and navigation of Great-Britain (1750)

by Joshua Gee

Portugal is a perpetual instrumentfar t< weakening Spain. the Venetians and people of Italy tt are wise, to reduce them to our intention, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies (2008)

by Adam, Frederic

GUESS/LabMAg/Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.................................................. ........716 Ashikhmin, Ilya / Cork Constraint Computation Centre – University College Cork, Ireland....................514 Averweg, Udo Richard / eThekwini Municipality ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of European Peoples (2006)

by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason

Portuguese: nationality time line PORTUGUESE: NATIONALITY nation: Portugal; Portuguese Republic (Republica Portuguesa) derivation of name: From the Latin root portus, or “port”; used to describe the Roman port near the Douro River ...

Google preview2008 International Petroleum Encyclopedia (2008)

by Joseph Hilyard

Porto refinery expansion Petroleos e Gás de Portugal SGPS, S.A. (Galp Energia SA; Lisbon) let a contract to Fluor Corp. (Irving, TX) for FEED and early procurement services for a conversion project at its 91,000 b/cd refinery in Porto . The unit ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Quantitative Management Research (2011)

by Luiz Moutinho, Graeme D Hutcheson

Jorge: Universidade do Porto, Portugal; INESC Porto, Portugal Arlene Fink: UCLA, USA Armando Mendes: Azores University, Portugal B. D. Craven: Victoria University, Australia David de ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History (2005)

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The old idea of connecting the two largest territories in Africa upon which Portugal laid its claims, Angola and Mozambique, was taken up. Several overland expeditions between the Angolan hinterland and the southeastern African coast took ...

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Small photo of Lisbon, Portugal, Portugal - August 12, 2016: Against alley of the "Avenida da Liberdade", Lisbon, PortugalSmall photo of Dertail of the entrance of a white house at the village of Castelo de Vide, Alentejo, Portugal; Concept for travel in Portugal and discover PortugalSmall photo of Lisbon, Portugal, Portugal - August 20, 2016: Statue of Joseph 1st, Trade Square, Baixa Pombalina, Lisbon, PortugalSmall photo of Lisbon, Portugal, Portugal - August 20, 2016: Fountain in Piazza Dom Pedro IV, Rossio square, Lisbon, PortugalSmall photo of village, Alentejo, PortugalSmall photo of Lisbon, Portugal, Portugal - August 20, 2016: Statue Dom Pedro IV, Rossio Square, Lisbon, PortugalSmall photo of Sintra, Portugal- April 1,2016 The Pena National Palace, Sintra, Portugal - April 1, 2016 A Romanticist castle in Sao Pedro de Penaferrim. More...

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Quotes about Portugal

Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area, and I've lived here ever since (with a few years of living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days). (Joe Tex)
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Scrabble value of P3O1R1T1U1G2A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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