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Pemba

[pem-buh]
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  1. an island near the E coast of equatorial Africa: formerly part of Zanzibar protectorate; now a part of Tanzania. 164,321; 380 sq. mi. (984 sq. km).
  2. Formerly Pôrto Amélia. a seaport in NE Mozambique.
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Pemba

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  1. an island in the Indian Ocean, off the E coast of Africa north of Zanzibar: part of Tanzania; produces most of the world's cloves. Chief town: Chake Chake. Pop: 362 166 (2002). Area: 984 sq km (380 sq miles)
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