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Luanda

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[ loo-an-duh, -ahn- ]
/ luˈæn də, -ˈɑn- /
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noun

a female given name: from a Bantu word meaning “melody.”

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Luanda2
[ loo-an-duh, -ahn- ]
/ luˈæn də, -ˈɑn- /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of Angola, in SW Africa.
Also Lo·an·da [loh-an-duh, -ahn-; Portuguese loo-ahn-duh] /loʊˈæn də, -ˈɑn-; Portuguese lʊˈɑ̃ də/ .
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Luanda

Loanda

/ (lʊˈændə) /

noun

the capital of Angola, a port in the west, on the Atlantic: founded in 1576, it became a centre of the slave trade to Brazil in the 17th and 18th centuries; oil refining. Pop: 2 839 000 (2005 est)Official name: São Paulo de Loanda
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