from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A breccia composed chiefly of massive brown iron ore, irregularly mixed with ferruginous mica-slate, clay-slate, and quartz, and sometimes containing fine crystals of gold.
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What do Brazilian capital buildings, favela back alleys, clothing, futebol team uniforms, police uniforms, the daily paper, your canga and your flip-flops have in common?
So the rule concerning flags on the ground, getting dirty, or being stepped on doesn't count when your canga serves as a barrier between hot sand or pavement and your skin.
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