Definition of Cape Verde in English:

Cape Verde

(also Cabo Verde, Cape Verde Islands)

proper noun

  • A country consisting of a group of islands in the Atlantic off the coast of Senegal, named after the most westerly cape of Africa; population 521,000 (estimated 2015); languages, Portuguese (official), Creole; capital, Praia. Previously uninhabited, the islands were settled by the Portuguese from the 15th century. They remained a Portuguese colony until 1975, when an independent republic was established.

Pronunciation

Cape Verde

/ˌkeɪp ˈvəːd ˌʌɪləndz/