Definitions for praiaˈpraɪ ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Prai•aˈpraɪ ə(n.)

  1. the capital of Cape Verde, in the S Atlantic Ocean, on S São Tiago Island. 39,000.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Praia, Cidade de Praia, capital of Cape Verde(noun)

    the capital of Cape Verde on Sao Tiago Island


  1. Praia(ProperNoun)

    The capital of Cape Verde.


  1. Praia

    Praia, is the capital and largest city of Cape Verde, an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal. It lies on the southern coast of Santiago island in the Sotavento Islands group. It is the island's ferry port and is home to one of the nation’s four international airports. The city centre is known as Platô due to its location on a small plateau. Praia is Cape Verde's largest city, a commercial centre, and a port that ships coffee, sugar cane, and tropical fruits. Praia also has a fishing industry and there are resort beaches nearby. It is the seat of the municipality of the same name.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


land bordering on the sea or on any large area of water

a walk along the shore; When the ship reached Gibraltar the passengers were allowed on shore.

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