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Mozambique   /mˌoʊzæmbˈik/  /mˌoʊzəmbˈik/   Listen

A republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975.  Synonyms: Mocambique, Republic of Mozambique.

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"Mozambique" Quotes from Famous Books

... ships, the Leven and the Barracouta, employed in surveying the coast of Africa, were at Mozambique, in 1823, the officers were introduced to the family of Senor Manuel Pedro d'Almeydra, a native of Portugal, who was a considerable merchant settled on that coast; and it was an opinion agreed in by all, that ...
— The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus • American Anti-Slavery Society

... Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Man, Isle of Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Midway Islands Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montserrat Morocco Mozambique ...
— The 2003 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency

... 471.0. That overcrowding and climate can not be the sole factors is indicated by the fact that the Negro race has been decimated, wherever it has met tuberculosis. "In the years 1803 and 1810 the British government imported three or four thousand Negroes from Mozambique into Ceylon to form into regiments, and of these in December, 1820, there were left just 440, including the male descendants. All the rest had perished mainly from tuberculosis, and in a country where the disease is not nearly so prevalent as in England."[61] Archdall ...
— Applied Eugenics • Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson

Words linked to "Mozambique" :   Zambezi River, Lake Nyasa, capital of Mozambique, Maputo, African country, Lake Malawi, Mozambican, African nation, Limpopo, Crocodile River, Zambezi, Africa, Beira

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