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image by Aristobulo Lima, 16 March 2015
The flag of Macau is horizontally divided blue over white horizontal stripe and the arms centred.
Aristobulo Lima, 16 March 2015
The motto-like inscription "A-Ma-Ngao" confirms that this settlement was
named after Macao, that being the Cantonese etym (亚妈港 |
Aa³maa¹ Gong², meaning "Harbour of the goddess A-Ma") of the Portuguese name ("Macao"
in pre-1911 spelling, "Macau" afterwards) - see also
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 February 2016