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Príncipe

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[prin-suh-puh, -pey; Portuguese preen-see-puh]
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noun
  1. an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa: one of the two chief components of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. 54 sq. mi. (140 sq. km).
Formerly Prince's Island.
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  • The "Principe di Carignano" was wooden built; all the rest iron.

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  • The peroration of the Principe is an appeal to an ambitious autocrat.

  • In all points this play is worthy of the author of the Principe.

  • It is not the 'Principe' before Sansevero that gives it renown.

  • To have formulated the ethics of the Principe is not diabolical.


British Dictionary definitions for principe

Príncipe

noun
  1. an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa: part of São Tomé and Príncipe. Area: 150 sq km (58 sq miles)
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