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  • She was a tall, very dark skinned, half-Portuguese, half-Negro woman, what we called a Brava on the Cape, and she had been working for our family for the last ten years.


  • I don’t get along as well with those girls and they are nowhere near the student Theresa is, despite her being what you call a Brava.

    Unfinished Symphony

  • Fierce or rough might be appropriate in many circumstances; the Costa Brava could be the Wild or Rugged Coast if names of the Spanish Costas were translated, which they are not.

    11 posts from April 2010

  • "We prepare the breast, whether it's a small breast or a lady who's lost a breast; we prepare the area with a device called a Brava," explained Khouri.

    CBS 4: World News Videos

  • The Brava is a strange-looking bra-like suction device women wear for several weeks.

    CBS 4: World News Videos

  • I could cheerfully have throttled the man who shouted 'Brava' (even more odious that he made it gender-specific) before the final incandescent notes of Tristan and Isolde had fully died away last night.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • It was well done; so well that I said "Brava," and the braves around me gave approving grunts.


  • Grandma Olivia’s driver Raymond was a man in his mid sixties, and what people in Provincetown called a Brava, half Negro, half Portuguese.

    Heart Song

  • 'Brava' as the name of the handset, but the poor part of it all is the fact that they simply took Sony's 'Bravia' logo and dropped the 'i'.


  • Tracks like "Barn Burning" from Mat Young (Bully Rec.), "Brava" from Paten Locke (Therapy) and "Why'd You Lie" from John Robinson


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