Definitions for macaoməˈkaʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Macao(noun)

    a macaw


  1. Macao

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

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  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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