Definition of Maputo in English:

Maputo

Line breaks: Ma¦puto
Pronunciation: /məˈpuːtəʊ
 
, -tuː/
  • The capital and chief port of Mozambique, on the Indian Ocean in the south of the country; population 1,099,102 (2007). Founded as a Portuguese fortress in the late 18th century, it became the capital of Mozambique in 1907. Former name (until 1976) Lourenço Marques.

More definitions of Maputo

Definition of Maputo in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea

Shop for an Oxford dictionary

Find the perfect Oxford dictionary for you in our online shop.
SHOP NOW ►