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Noun: Portugal  por-chu-gul
  1. A 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)
    - Portuguese Republic

Type of: European country, European nation

Part of: Common Market, EC, EEC, EU, Euroland, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Eurozone, Iberia, Iberian Peninsula, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation [Brit], North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Encyclopedia: Portugal, Norte