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Macáu

[muh-kou]
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noun
  1. Macao.
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Macáu

noun
  1. the Portuguese name for Macao
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Macau

from Portuguese corruption of southern Chinese ama (name of a patron goddess of sailors) + ngao "bay, port."

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