[ uh-guhl-uhs; Portuguese ah-goo-lyuhsh ]
/ əˈgʌl əs; Portuguese ɑˈgu lyəʃ /
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Cape Agulhas, the southernmost point of Africa.
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Words nearby Agulhas
Aguascalientes, ague, agueweed, Aguinaldo, aguish, Agulhas, Agulhas Current, Agung, agura, ah, aha
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How to use Agulhas in a sentence
On the thirtieth, we made the most southern land of Africa, being cape Agulhas.
Or thirty miles, if we exclude the five days wasted in a vain effort to stem the Agulhas current (see p. 15).
Cape Agulhas, not far distant, is the real extremity of South Africa.Six Months at the Cape|R.M. Ballantyne
One of these lonely towers stands more than eight hundred feet above the sea-level, and warns ships off the terrible Agulhas Bank.
Here it strikes the Agulhas current at right angles, and hence possibly the deflection of a part of that current.Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States|Raphael Semmes
British Dictionary definitions for Agulhas
/ (əˈɡʌləs) /
Cape Agulhas a headland in South Africa, the southernmost point of the African continent
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