Definitions for beiraˈbeɪ rə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bei•raˈbeɪ rə(n.)

  1. a seaport in central Mozambique. 298,847.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Beira(noun)

    a port city in eastern Mozambique on the Mozambique Channel


  1. Beira

    Beira is the second largest city in Mozambique. It lies in the central region of the country in Sofala Province, where the Pungue River meets the Indian Ocean. Beira had a population of 412,588 in 1997, which grew to an estimated 546,000 in 2006. It holds the regionally-significant Port of Beira which acts as a gateway for both the central interior portion of the country as well as the land-locked nations of Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. Beira was originally developed by the Portuguese Mozambique Company in the 19th century, and directly developed by the Portuguese colonial government from 1947 until Mozambique gained its independence from Portugal in 1975.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Beira

    a central province of Portugal, mountainous and pastoral; gives title to the heir-apparent to the Portuguese throne.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the part farthest from the middle of something; a border

Don't put that cup so near the edge of the table; – it will fall off; the edge of the lake; the water's edge.

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