Definition of St. thomas and principe
1. Noun. Island nation in the South Atlantic off the west coast of Africa; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975; has enormous offshore oil reserves.
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Terms within: Sao Tome, Principe
Group relationships: Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean
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Literary usage of St. thomas and principe
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1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... May 2Oth, 1910) the population of St Thomas and Principe combined in Dec. 1909 was 68221, the " natives " being given at over ..."
2. The American Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events (1866)
"... 1.095 seven arc Inhabited) 85400 Islands of St. Thomas and Principe 1S,SJO Territory of Mozambique 300000 Angola, ..."
3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1845)
"In the island of Sal, the port of Madama, or Port Martins. Coast of Guinea.—The ports of Bissau and Cacheu. Island* of St. Thomas and Principe. ..."
4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1845)
"In the island of Bona Vista, the port of Sal-Tei. In the island of Sal, the port of Madama, or Port Martins. Island of St. Thomas and Principe—In Principe, ..."
5. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine by Freeman Hunt (1845)
"Coast of Guinea. — The ports of Bissau and Cacheu. Islands of St. Thomas and Principe. — In Principe, the port of Baia das ..."
6. Handbook of Commercial Geography by George Goudie Chisholm (1908)
"... which have for some time supplied the London market with large quantities of early vegetables; St. Thomas and Principe (Portuguese), islands situated ..."