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

  • A city of eastern Brazil on the Paraíba River west-northwest of Rio de Janeiro. Founded in 1941, it is the center of a major steel industry. Population: 256,000.


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  • Santos would send some of his earnings back to the city of Volta Redonda, Brazil, where his family lived.

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  • Bafana were already set to play Rio sides Volta Redonda and Fluminense on Saturday and Sunday respectively at Granja Comary, and the South African Football Association (Safa) announced on Friday that Bafana would now also face Boavista on Monday at the same venue.

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  • Vasco needed a 78th-minute winner from veteran striker Dodo to beat Duque de Caxias 4-3 in Volta Redonda and secure its berth.

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  • He said people should not be fooled by the positive results the team registered against local sides Volta Redonda, Fluminense and Boavista.

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  • An knock picked up in training yesterday will see Fred miss this weekend's Campeonato Carioca clash with Volta Redonda.

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  • In other Rio state matches, Olaria beat Bangu 2-0; Volta Redonda beat Boavista 3-0;

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  • In the Rio de Janeiro state tournament, Brazilian champion Flamengo had a 3-1 win at Volta Redonda, winning its second match in a row to begin the season.

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  • Volta Redonda steel workers struggling to avoid more CSN layoffs Palacio de las Convenciones, Ciudad de La Habana -

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  • Rust-colored iron ore trains still rumble through Volta Redonda, but workers in this steel town are feeling the strain as economic crisis slams the brakes on the industries that fueled Brazil's recent boom.

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  • In Volta Redonda, a center of Brazilian industry where few people's lives are untouched by dominant steel firm Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN), the announcement last month of 300 job cuts has sent shivers through the community.

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