- a seaport in central Mozambique.
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Sofala, a little south of the modern port of Beira, was the principal one.
At Beira the haven is still better, and can be entered at all states of the tide.
The Beira railway to Salisbury has a similar ascent to make.
He came from the West Coast, and is now down as far as Beira.
The ladies are bound for Beira, and for the ship that we hope to go in.
- a port in E Mozambique: terminus of a transcontinental railway from Lobito, Angola, through the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Pop: 566 000 (2005 est)
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