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Mozambique(Encyclopedia)Mozambique mzmbk´ [key], officially Republic of Mozambique, republic (2015 est. pop. 25,303,000), 302,659 sq mi (784,090 sq km), SE Africa. It borders on the Indian Ocean in the east; on Sout...
Africa(Encyclopedia)Africa f´rk [key], second largest continent (2015 est. pop. 1,194,370,000), c.11,677,240 sq mi (30,244,050 sq km) including adjacent islands. Broad to the north (c.4,600 mi/7,400 km wide), Afri...
Mozambique(Encyclopedia)Mozambique, city: see Moçambique.
Portuguese East Africa(Encyclopedia)Portuguese East Africa: see Mozambique.
South Africa(Encyclopedia)South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2015 est. pop. 55,291,000), 471,359 sq mi (1,220,813 sq km), S Africa. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the west,...
Cockpit Country(Encyclopedia)Cockpit Country, hilly region on the plateau of Jamaica, c.200 sq mi (520 sq km), W central Jamaica. Composed of limestone rock, the region has many sink holes, caverns, and subterranean streams. ...
Black Country(Encyclopedia)Black Country, highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipto...
Basque Country(Encyclopedia)Basque Country bsk, bäsk [key], Basque Euzkadi, Span. País Vasco, autonomous community (2011 pop. 2,185,393), 2,793 sq mi (7,233 sq km), N Spain, S of the Bay of Biscay and bordering on France in ...
Middle Country(Encyclopedia)Middle Country: see Middle Kingdom.
Italian East Africa(Encyclopedia)Italian East Africa, former federation of the Italian colonies of Eritrea and Italian Somaliland and the kingdom of Ethiopia. The federation was formed (1936) to consolidate the administration of the ...
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