from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southern Brazil southwest of São Paulo. It was founded in 1654 but did not grow rapidly until the late 19th and early 20th centuries when German, Italian, and Slavic immigrants began to develop the surrounding area.

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  • proper noun State capital of Paraná (Brazil) and the largest city in southern Brazil.

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  • noun a city in southeastern Brazil


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