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lusophone Line breaks: luso|phone
Pronunciation: /ˈluːsəfəʊn/

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Definition of lusophone in English:

adjective

Portuguese-speaking: the lusophone states of Africa
More example sentences
  • It can also be noted that amidst the porous subject areas there is little recognition of poetry, as well as song and dance as acts of cultural resistance, as in much of lusophone and Southern Africa.
  • Men like Fanon and Cabral would continue being pioneers of African nationalism that saw anglophone, francophone and lusophone countries get their Uhuru - freedom.
  • SOFID will finance and invest in project companies in developing countries (primarily Lusophone) together with private Portuguese investors.

Origin

1970s: from luso- (representing Lusitania1) + -phone.

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