Definitions for macaoməˈkaʊ

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  1. Macao, 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

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  1. Macao(prop. n.)

    A territory in South China, on the Zhu Jiang river on the South China sea, formerly a territory of Portugal. Also, the capital city of this territory.

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  1. Macao(noun)

    a macaw

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  1. Macao

    Macao is a novel in the Killmaster series of spy novels, published in 1968.

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  1. Macao

    small island at the mouth of the Canton River, 100 m. S. of Canton, forming with Colovane and Taipa since 1557 a Portuguese station (50, mostly Chinese); is a very healthy port, though very hot; formerly it was a centre of the Coolie trade, abolished in 1873, but its anchorage is bad, and since the rise of Hong-Kong its commerce has suffered severely; chief import opium, export tea; it is the head-quarters of French missions in China.

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