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dos Santos, José Eduardo

(Encyclopedia)dos Santos, José Eduardo zho͞ozĕˈ ēᵺwärˈdo͞o do͞os säNˈto͞oz [key], 1942–, president of Angola (1979–2017). Educated in the USSR as an engineer, he was foreign minister in the first ...

Lourenço, João Manuel Gonçalves

(Encyclopedia)Lourenço, João Manuel Gonçalves, 1954–, Angolan political leader and military officer. A member of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), he fought against the Portuguese in th...

Neto, Agostinho

(Encyclopedia)Neto, Agostinho əgo͞oshtēnˈyo͞o nāˈto͞o [key], 1927–79, first president of independent Angola. A Portuguese-educated physician and poet, he founded the Popular Movement for the Liberation of...

Eanes, António dos Santos Ramalho

(Encyclopedia)Eanes, António dos Santos Ramalho äNtônˈyo͞o do͞os säNˈto͞oz rämälˈyo͞o yäˈnēsh [key], 1935–, Portuguese military leader and politician. Eanes became disillusioned with Portugal's co...

Santos

(Encyclopedia)Santos sänˈto͞os [key], city (1996 pop. 412,288), São Paulo state, SE Brazil, on the island of São Vicente in the Atlantic just off the mainland. It is 40 mi (64 km) SE of the city of São Paulo,...

Barrios, Eduardo

(Encyclopedia)Barrios, Eduardo āᵺwärˈᵺō bärˈyōs [key], 1884–1963, Chilean novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was director of libraries and minister of education in Chile. As a writer he w...

Mallea, Eduardo

(Encyclopedia)Mallea, Eduardo āˌᵺwärˈᵺō mäyāˈä [key], 1903–82, Argentine novelist and essayist. Mallea is considered one of the outstanding Latin American literary figures. Existentialist thought, pa...

Fátima

(Encyclopedia)Fátima fäˈtēmə [key], hamlet, W central Portugal, in Beira Litoral. At the nearby Cova da Iria is the national shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fátima. This became a great Roman Catholic cent...

Angola

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Angola ăng-gōˈlə , officially Republic of Angola (2020 est. pop. 32,870,000), including the exclave of Cabinda, 481,351 sq mi (1,246,700 sq km), SW Africa. Ango...

Patos, Lagoa dos

(Encyclopedia)Patos, Lagoa dos ləgôˈə do͝os päˈto͝os [key] [Port.,=lake of the ducks], shallow tidal lagoon, c.150 mi (240 km) long and up to 30 mi (48 km) wide, Rio Grande do Sul state, SE Brazil. A wide s...

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