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

  • A city of southeast Brazil on an offshore island in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of São Paulo. Settled in the 1540s, it is a major port, especially for coffee. Population: 416,000.

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  • n. A city in São Paulo province, southeastern Brazil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao Paulo


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