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1. macao, macau

a former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999

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the Portuguese name for Macao

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A city and administrative region of southeast China comprising the Macau Peninsula and two offshore islands in the South China Sea west of Hong Kong. A Portuguese trading post was established here in 1557 and became a free port in 1849. Macau was a Portuguese overseas province until 1999, when it reverted to Chinese sovereignty. It has a large tourism industry and many casinos.

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