Definition of São Tomé and Príncipe in English:

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São Tomé and Príncipe

Pronunciation: /ˌsou tōˈmā ən ˌprinsəpə/
A country that consists of two main islands and several smaller ones in the Gulf of Guinea; population 212,700 (est. 2009); capital, São Tomé; languages, Portuguese (official) and Portuguese Creole.

The islands were settled by Portugal from 1493 and became an overseas province of that country. São Tomé and Príncipe became independent in 1975

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Syllabification: São To·mé and Prín·cipe

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