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

  • A city of southeast Brazil north-northwest of São Paulo. It grew as the center of a coffee-producing region in the 19th century. Population: 1,030,000.

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  • proper n. A city in the coastal interior of the state of São Paulo.


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  • Here on the Futura channel we have received an e-mail from a PR office located in Campinas, in which a holistic therapist analyzed this catastrophe using numerology and taro.

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  • Transportation company Triunfo Participacoes won rights to operate the Viracopos airport in Campinas, which is slated to become Brazil's biggest airport, but which will require the most investment, at 8.7 billion reais.

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  • Investor groups including a Brazilian pension fund, private construction firms and airport operators bid for concessions Monday to operate the international airport in São Paulo, Latin America's busiest, as well as growing hubs in the capital Brasilia and in Campinas for up to 30 years.

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  • Contracts to upgrade and operate airports in the cities of São Paulo, Campinas and Brasilia were sold for a total of 24.5 billion Brazilian reais $14 billion, more than four times the government's initial asking price, a reflection of strong demand for the opportunity to manage the infrastructure of one of the world's fastest growing airline markets.

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  • The best economic prospects in this region lie in more modestly sized cities like Santiago, the capital of resource-rich Chile, and even Campinas, Brazil, a growing smaller city -- with 3 million residents -- that lies outside the congested Sao Paolo region.

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  • Ms. Rousseff has said she will auction operating rights for another three airports: Sao Paulo's international airport, as well as airports in Brasilia and in Campinas, a city about 100 kilometers 60 miles north of Sao Paulo.

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  • Aqui no Futura recebemos o e-mail de uma assessoria de Campinas falando de uma terapeuta holística que analisou a catástrofe desse acidente pela numerologia, tarô.

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  • Standing in line to check in at the Azul counter in Campinas, she said that she was accustomed to a three-day bus trip to visit relatives in the far northeast.

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  • Because taxis are expensive, Azul offers free bus service from several cities in Sao Paulo state to Viracopos airport here in Campinas, the airline's hub.

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  • "There are entire parts of the country that are just now getting developed, just beginning to grow, and just beginning to struggle with the needs of real government," says Valeriano Costa , a political scientist and expert on federalism at the State University of Campinas, near São Paulo.

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