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  1. Lusophonenoun

    A Portuguese speaker.

    Etymology: From lusófono, from Lusitania.

  2. Lusophoneadjective

    Portuguese-speaking.

    Etymology: From lusófono, from Lusitania.

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  1. Lusophone

    A Lusophone is someone who speaks the Portuguese language either as a native speaker, as an additional language, or as a learner. As an adjective, it means "Portuguese-speaking". The word itself is derived from the name of the ancient Roman province of Lusitania, which covered most of modern-day Portugal. Lusophone countries include Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, and the Chinese Special Administrative Region of Macau. The Community of Portuguese Language Countries is an international organization consisting of the eight independent countries where Portuguese is an official language. These countries are also referred to as the "Lusosphere". Some linguists argue that Galicia is also part of the Lusosphere. Diaspora communities in the United States, Canada, Venezuela, South Africa and Western Europe are also important centers for the Portuguese language, as well as an often hybrid or bilingual Lusophone migrant culture.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lusophone in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lusophone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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