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Type Country
Scripts Португал(Serbian)
Pronounced Pron. poor-too-GHAL(European Portuguese)
por-too-GOW(Brazilian Portuguese)
PAWRCH-ə-gəl(English)
PAWR-TUY-GAL(French)
por-too-GAL(Spanish)
POW-too-gal(German)
pawr-TOO-gal(Indonesian)
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Meaning & History

From Portugale, which was derived from PORTUS CALE, the old name of the city of Porto. The name of the city was later applied to the entire country.

Related Names

VariantPorto(Portuguese)
Other Languages & CulturesPortus Cale(Ancient Roman) Portogallo(Italian) Portugale(Late Roman)
User SubmissionPortúgal
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