Associations to the word «Portugal»

Wiktionary

PORTUGAL, proper noun. A country in Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Member state of the European Union. Official name: Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa).
PORTUGAL, noun. (now rare) A Portuguese person.

Dictionary definition

PORTUGAL, noun. A republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil).

Wise words

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