American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northeastern Brazil, a suburb of Recife on the Atlantic Ocean. It was founded in 1537 as a colonial capital and held by the Dutch from 1630 to 1654. Population: 377,000.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sort of hunting-knife made at Olinda in Brazil.
“Like many in Olinda, Marcondes plays forro, dances forro, and like to talk about forro.”
“(Soundbite of music) MURPHY: Tonight, the Quarteto Olinda is playing in a narrow, crowded room, and everyone is dancing.”
“For NPR News, this is Annie Murphy in Olinda, Brazil.”
“Carmen Miranda's hat fetish may harken back to the early days when she was employed in a hat shop in Rio, which incidentally was called Olinda, the name of her oldest sister.”
“Yet even for women such as Olinda, the threat of a beating and the racial stigmatization of tattooing were rarely enough to dissuade them from having tinhlanga done.”
“Mr Axel said the campaign was desperately needed in the Dandenongs especially as small villages such as Olinda and Sassafras were severely impacted by the coverage of the Black”
“Nubia lives with here partner Sula, they're in their early fifties I suppose, in a two hundred year old house in Olinda which is the most welcoming place I've ever been.”
“The Amazon was enormous; and I could have dangled forever in a hammock in old beachside towns like Olinda or Paraty.”
“Mr. CLAUDIO RABECA (Singer-Fiddler, Quarteto Olinda): (Through translator) People really like it.”
“Recife and neighboring Olinda are constructed amid sprawling mangrove swamps.”
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