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- A city of northeast Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean south of Natal. First settled in 1535, it was occupied by the Dutch from 1630 to 1654. It is the chief urban center of northeast Brazil and an important transportation hub. Population: 1,500,000.
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- proper n. State capital of Pernambuco (Brazil).
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- n. a port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
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About the text on Nautico; The team is based in Recife, which is the fourth largest populated metropolitan area in Brazil (3,5 millions).
Emília marries into high society in Recife and opens a dress shop that thrives on the patronage of the prominent friends of her in-laws.
Sport Club do Recife is the most popular out of the South and Southeast!
Asif Khan, architect and lecturer at the Architectural Association, presented a new way of getting more people to walk instead of drive in Recife, Brazil: build a massive lycra cover.
The name Recife means "reef" in Portuguese, in allusion to the coral reefs that are present by the city's shores.
Brazilian firm Metro Arquitectura designed the Club NOX nightclub in Recife, Brazil.
The commission from three young entrepreneurs, two of them DJ’s with a growing reputation, was to create a dance club never seen in Recife, that could become a reference in Brazil and even in the world.
In 1971, Lispector published another book of stories, Felicidade clandestina, (Covert Joy), several of which hearkened back to memories of her childhood in Recife.
JOHN ZARRELLA, CNN CORRESPONDENT: No. And you know, John, as part of the backside of the story on this that we were told that some of the family members were given permission that we're going be taken to a place called Recife, where the debris was eventually going to be brought to a military base there.
Moritzstadt, now known as Recife, or Pernambuco, an important seaport having a population of 190,000.