Pronunciation: (pôr"chu-gēz', -gēs', pōr"-; pôr'chu-gēz", -gēs", pōr'-), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -guese.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Portugal, its inhabitants, or their language.
1. a native or inhabitant of Portugal.
2. a Romance language spoken in Portugal, Brazil, and a few countries of Africa. Abbr.: Pg, Pg.
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