Principe definition

prĭnsə-pə, prēɴsĭ-
An island of western Africa in the Gulf of Guinea, part of São Tomé and Príncipe.
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An island which forms part of São Tomé and Príncipe.
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(place) Island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa: 55 sq mi (142 sq km)
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Origin of principe

  • From Portuguese Príncipe, from príncipe (“prince"), after the Prince of Portugal, from Latin prÄ«nceps (“leader").

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