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, city (1995 est. pop. 3,000,000), capital of Angola, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is Angola's largest city, its chief port, and its administrative center. Manufactures include processed foods, beverages, textiles, cement and other construction materials, plastic
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the capital of Angola, a port in the west, on the Atlantic: founded in 1576, it became a centre of the slave trade to Brazil in the 17th and 18th centuries; oil refining. Pop.: 2 839 000 (2005 est.)
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In Loanda, therefore, the Fermi-Dirac was more appropriate because of the low IN and PE curvatures common to close-to-linear behavior, bias of Box lower than 1% for all parameters, high t values associated to the parameter estimates, and distribution of the errors close to the normality (p< 0.
Andrew Ross suggests that the British public had been carefully prepared for the return of a British hero even before his arrival: "There had been a steady growth of publicity about him ever since news of his arrival at Loanda had reached London in 1855" (Ross 109).
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa, Including a Sketch of Sixteen Year's Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast, Thence Across the Continent, Down the Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean (London: Murray, 1857).