from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast Brazil south-southwest of São Luís. It is a trade center in an agricultural area. Population: 74,700.


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  • Bacabal, in the Brazilian northeastern state of Maranhao, Friday, May 8, 2009. - Photown News

  • Bacabal, Brazil -- Brazilians huddled in cow pens converted into emergency shelters Friday, as swollen rivers continue to rise and northern Brazil's worst floods in decades boosted the number of homeless to nearly 270,000. - Local


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