HyperDic: portugal

English > 1 sense of the word Portugal:
NOUNlocationPortugal, Portuguese Republica republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula
Portugal > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > Portugal: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil).
SynonymPortuguese Republic
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
Member ofEuropean Union, EU, European Community, EC, European Economic Community, EEC, Common Market, EuropeAn international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation / cooperation among its members
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATOAn international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
MembersPortugueseA native or inhabitant of Portugal
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
Iberian Peninsula, IberiaA peninsula in southwestern Europe
PartsAzores, Acoresislands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal
BragaAn ancient city in northern Portugal
Lisbon, Lisboa, capital of PortugalCapital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal
Lusitaniaancient region and Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula
Madeira Islands, MadeirasA group of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean to the west of Morocco
Porto, Oportoport city in northwest Portugal
SetubalA port city on the Atlantic coast of Portugal to the southeast of Lisbon
Tagus, Tagus RiverA European river
Region ofGrand Inquisitordirector of the court of Inquisition (especially in Spain and Portugal)
PortugueseThe Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
duennaA woman chaperon
AdjectivesPortugueseof or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language

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