Associations to the word «Macau»


MACAU, proper noun. A Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China just west of Hong Kong, previously under Portuguese control.

Dictionary definition

MACAU, noun. A former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999.

Wise words

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