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Pemba

[ pem-buh ]
/ ˈpɛm bə /
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noun

an island near the eastern coast of equatorial Africa: formerly part of Zanzibar protectorate; now a part of Tanzania. 164,321; 380 sq. mi. (984 sq. km).
a seaport in northeastern Mozambique.Formerly Pôr·to A·mé·lia [Portuguese pawr-too uh-me-lyuh] /Portuguese ˈpɔr tʊ əˈmɛ lyə/ .

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Pemba
/ (ˈpɛmbə) /

noun

an island in the Indian Ocean, off the E coast of Africa north of Zanzibar: part of Tanzania; produces most of the world's cloves. Chief town: Chake Chake. Pop: 362 166 (2002). Area: 984 sq km (380 sq miles)
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