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Mozambique Syllabification: Mo·zam·bique
Pronunciation: /ˌmōzamˈbēk/

Definition of Mozambique in English:

A country on the eastern coast of southern Africa; population 21,669,300 (est. 2009); capital, Maputo; languages, Portuguese (official) and Bantu languages.

First visited by Vasco da Gama, Mozambique was colonized by the Portuguese in the early 16th century and became a center of the slave trade in the 17th and 18th centuries. It became an independent republic in 1975, after a ten-year armed struggle by the Frelimo liberation movement; civil war between the Frelimo government and the Renamo opposition followed until a peace agreement was signed in 1992

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