[uh-guhl-uh s; Portuguese ah-goo-lyuh sh]
- Cape, the southernmost point of Africa.
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Examples from the Web for agulhas
Here it strikes the Agulhas current at right angles, and hence possibly the deflection of a part of that current.
One of these lonely towers stands more than eight hundred feet above the sea-level, and warns ships off the terrible Agulhas Bank.
Or thirty miles, if we exclude the five days wasted in a vain effort to stem the Agulhas current (see p. 15).
- Cape Agulhas a headland in South Africa, the southernmost point of the African continent
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