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Sugarloaf Mountain


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

  • A rocky peak in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the entrance to Guanabara Bay. An aerial railroad leads to the summit, 395.3 m (1,296 ft) high.


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  • She sits in a beach chair wearing a skimpy bikini, her brown skin slathered with a white lotion; next to her chair is a bright yellow beach towel imprinted with the statue of Christ the Redeemer on Sugarloaf Mountain.

    Swimming Pool, Stieglitz and Color

  • After a few days exploring the nooks and crannies of the city, including Sugarloaf Mountain and the Oscar Niemeyer Museum, head to Grumari or Prainha beaches, within an hour's drive, or for a romantic getaway, try the car-free Paquetá Island, reachable by ferry.

    Memories Worth 1,000 Pradas

  • Perched atop 750-foot Urca Mountain beside Rio's signature granite monolith, Sugarloaf Mountain, Abencoada stocks 50 different kinds of cachaca, which they blend with watermelon, kiwi, passion fruit, cherry or mango juices.

    Jeanine Barone: 8 Myths About Rio de Janeiro

  • As they toured museums and hiked Sugarloaf Mountain, Chawla "was still skeptical."

    "I don't think I could go a week without seeing this person."

  • I couldn't wait to see Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Maracana, their incredible soccer stadium.

    Jenny Block: Don't Blame it on Rio...Blame it on Rumor

  • Boats race past Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro -- one of our many Hot Shots.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2009

  • And in Brazil, a boat passes by the famous Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro during a Volvo ocean race.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2009

  • Then, head over to Sugarloaf Mountain and ride the aerial tram -- one of the world's oldest, which you may recognize from its prominent role in Bond film "Moonraker" -- to the tip top for a panoramic view of the region.

    Brazil's 'Marvelous City'

  • The land involved included tracts of land around Sugarloaf Mountain, running from the Connecticut River to the Deerfield River.

    History of American Women

  • We went up to some touristy sites—Pao Acucar, or Sugarloaf Mountain.

    Archive 2008-02-01


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