São Tomé and Príncipe[prin′sə pē′]
country off the W coast of Africa, comprising two islands (São Tomé & Príncipe) & several islets in the Gulf of Guinea: formerly a Portuguese territory, it became independent 1975: 387 sq mi (1,002 sq km); pop. 120,000; cap. São Tomé
São Tomé and Príncipe
- Island nation off the western equatorial coast of Africa. Official name: Democratic Republic of SÃ£o TomÃ© and PrÃncipe.
SÃ£o TomÃ© and PrÃncipe (both of Portuguese origin), the two major islands which form the nation.