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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cotingidae.


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  • And, when I visited, I watched Unidos da Tijuca, one of Rio's oldest samba schools and the one that won in 2010.

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  • The result: Tijuca National Park, the world's largest urban forest.

    Jeanine Barone: 8 Myths About Rio de Janeiro

  • Felipe Dana/Associated Press Dancers from the Unidos da Tijuca samba school performed during a Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Monday.

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  • It is located at the peak of the 2,300ft Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Kite-surfing on this beach in Barra da Tijuca is beautiful, wonderful!

    Rio de Janeiro

  • The beaches are unforgettable, from Ipanema, where the "beautiful people" traditionally congregate in their fashionable swimsuits, to rowdy Copacabana and Barra da Tijuca, a surfer's paradise.

    Rio de Janeiro

  • Pedaling gives me real pleasure, and at present I'm biking a lot in the Tijuca Forest.

    Rio de Janeiro

  • To reach Cristo Redentor, one of the seven new wonders of the world, grab a cog train up Corcovado Mountain and through Tijuca Forest National Park and enjoy the ride up to the statue, which is about 20-30 minutes long.

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  • Fabio Goncalves/Agencia O 'Dia via Associated Press A firefighter carried the body of an infant killed by a landslide in the Morro de Borel area of Rio de Janeiro's Tijuca neighborhood Tuesday.

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  • A studious only-child from Rio de Janeiro's middle-class Tijuca suburb, he joined Pactual — then a small trading house — in 1989 as a back-office computer technician.

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