Príncipe

or Prin·ci·pe

[ prin-suh-puh, -pey; Portuguese preen-see-puh ]
/ ˈprɪn sə pə, -ˌpeɪ; Portuguese ˈprĩ si pə /

noun

an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa: one of the two chief components of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. 54 sq. mi. (140 sq. km).

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Formerly Prince's Island.
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Príncipe
/ (ˈprɪnsɪpiː, Portuguese ˈprɪ̃sipə) /

noun

an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa: part of São Tomé and Príncipe. Area: 150 sq km (58 sq miles)
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