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

  • A city of eastern Brazil south-southeast of Salvador. It is a cacao-producing center. Population: 198,000.


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  • AFP/Getty Images A technician of the Brazilian state oil company Petrobras works on a machine at the station of the GASENE natural gas pipeline (Southeast Northeast Interconnection Gas Pipeline) in Itabuna, Bahia, in northeastern Brazil, on March 25, 2010.

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  • Petrobras works on the GASENE natural gas pipeline in Itabuna, Bahia state.

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  • For example, it was a police officer that shot journalist Manoel Leal de Oliveira, murdered on January 14, 1988 in Itabuna, Bahia state.



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