Meaning of São Tomé

São To•mé

Pronunciation: (soun' too-me' Eng. sou' t&schwa-mā'), [key]
  1. an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Gabon, just N of the equator: the larger component of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. 73,000; 318 sq. mi. (824 sq. km).
  2. a city on this island: capital of the republic. 5714.
  3. the highest mountain on this island, 6640 ft. (2024 m).
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