portuguese republic :
- n a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
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- Brockton native is Obama nominee for ambassador to Portugal
Robert A. Sherman, Obama’s nominee to be ambassador to the Portuguese Republic, told Senators at his confirmation hearing that his experience growing up in Brockton gave him an early appreciation Portuguese culture, and as ambassador he would focus on strengthening economic ties with of of the United State’s oldest and most prominent allies.
Sept. 30, 2013 - The Taunton Gazette