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Term: Moçambique

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Inhabited by Bantu peoples from N 1st-4th cen.; Arabs settled coast 15th cen.; Portuguese arrived 16th cen., expanded to interior after agreement with British 19th cen.; divided in 2 parts (Mozambique Company Territory & Mozambique Territory) until 1942;official language is Portuguese, though Swahili & local dialects are widely spoken.

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