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

  • A city of northeast Brazil east-northeast of Teresina. It is an agricultural processing center. Population: 106,000.
  • Caxias, Duke of. Title of Luiz Alves de Lima y Silva. 1803-1880. Brazilian general and statesman who commanded the Brazilian army that drove the Argentine dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas from Buenos Aires (1851).

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