Definition of Cape verde

1. Noun. An island country in the Atlantic off the coast of Senegal.

Exact synonyms: Republic Of Cape Verde
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Cape Verde Islands
Terms within: Capital Of Cape Verde, Cidade De Praia, Praia

Definition of Cape verde

1. Proper noun. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Cape Verde. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cape Verde

Cape Colony
Cape Fear
Cape Fear River
Cape Flattery
Cape Girardeau
Cape Hatteras
Cape Horn
Cape Kennedy
Cape May
Cape May warbler
Cape Province
Cape Sable
Cape Town
Cape Trafalgar
Cape Verde
Cape Verde Islands
Cape Verde escudo
Cape Verde monetary unit
Cape Verdean
Cape Verdean Creole
Cape Verdeans
Cape York
Cape York Peninsula
Cape buffalo
Cape buffalos
Cape dagga
Cape hunting dog
Cape kafferboom
Cape lion

Literary usage of Cape verde

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of American Folk-lore by American Folklore Society (1917)
"TEN FOLK-TALES FROM THE cape verde ISLANDS. BY ELSIE CLEWS PARSONS. THE following tales were collected from Portuguese-Negro immigrants resident in Rhode ..."

2. The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503: The Voyages of the Northmen by Julius Emil Olson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"... at the cape verde Islands, which according to what he says, have a false name, because he never saw anything green but all things dry and sterile. ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1899)
"A very remarkable phenomenon, strongly favouring the theory that a submarine river outfall now exists near to cape verde, was witnessed during the afternoon ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"30, pi. vi. lantic, in a triangular space between the Azores, Canaries and Cape Verde islands, the sargasso sea embraces an area equalling the Mississippi ..."

5. Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum (1901)
"... comparison with Columbus — The Canary Islands—The cape verde Islands—Sea life — Arrival at Pernambuco—A bill against the Brazilian government—Preparing ..."

6. Hakluytus Posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Of cape verde, ind'orient" and the course from thence. The Voyage east, till they be under fifteene degrees, and then seeing no ^'r<i' wAe" T ii iiii • T- ..."

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