• (RP) IPA: /ˈpɔːt͡ʃəɡəl/, /ˈpɔːtjəɡəl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɔɹt͡ʃəɡəl/
Proper noun
  1. A country in Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Official name: Portuguese Republic.
Translations Noun

Portugal (plural Portugals)

  1. (now, rare) A Portuguese person.
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 40, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], book I, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      Some became Christians, from whose faith and race, even at this day (for it is an hundred yeares since) few Portugalls assure themselves; although custome and length of time be much more forcible counsellors unto such mutations than any other compulsion.

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