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- n. A sparse, thorny wooded area of northeastern Brazil containing drought-resistant trees.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A forest composed of stunted trees and thorny bushes, found in areas of small rainfall in Brazil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A type of sparse, stunted woodland occupying extensive tracts, alternating with savanna, in the dry region of eastern and central Brazil.
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