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  • How you can be so sertan?

    June 11, 2011

  • Presumably from Portuguese sertão, wilderness.

    June 10, 2011

  • José Carlos Meirelles is a "sertanista" – the name given to a select few people who scour the Amazon jungle is search of isolated peoples and then set up a remote outpost to monitor and protect them from contact with "civilisation".

    Al Jazeera, 24 June 2008

    June 10, 2011