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Definition of the noun brazil

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noun - plural:

  • brazil: brazils
  • Brazil: -

  1. three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell

Alternative definition of the noun brazil


  1. A Brazil nut


  1. Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population. It is the largest Portuguese-speaking country in the world, and the only one in the Americas.
  2. Brazil is a city in Clay County, Indiana, United States. The population was 7,912 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Clay County. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area. The current chief executive of Brazil is Mayor Brian Wyndham.
  3. Brazil a.k.a. Brazil, Kentucky: Brazil is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Kentucky, United States. Brazil is located on Chestnut Flat Road 7 miles north-northwest of McKee.

There are other places with in their name, like Brazil Current, Brazil Township, Colonial Brazil, Empire of Brazil, Imperial Museum of Brazil, Monument to the Independence of Brazil.


Brazil was an Indiana rock band. Although the band eschews labels and are often categorized with the punk and post-hardcore music scenes, that is mostly due to association. The music itself is more akin to progressive rock with indie rock roots. The line-up as of 2006 release is Jonathon Newby, Nicholas Newby, Aaron Smith, Eric Johnson, James Sefchek, and Philip Williams. They are known for complex song arrangements and intellectual subject matter, and cite influences as diverse as Pink Floyd, Queen, and The Cure. Brazil have released two full length albums and two EPs.


  1. "Brazil" was a song of the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, performed in Serbo-Croatian by Bebi Dol, representing Yugoslavia.
  2. "Brazil" a.k.a. "Aquarela do Brasil", known in the English-speaking world simply as "Brazil", is one of the most famous Brazilian songs, written by Ary Barroso in 1939.
  3. "Brazil" is a live album by Australian band Men at Work, released in 1998. This album was recorded at a live show in Brazil, hence the title. It was first released there as Brazil '96, but for the international release, the year was removed and a new studio recording, "The Longest Night", was added.
  4. "Brazil" is a musical album of Michael Kamen, soundtrack.
    • also known as Brazil Soundtrack, Brazil [Silver Screen Edition]
    • released on (22 years ago)
  5. "Brazil" is a 2000 album by Rosemary Clooney. John Pizzarelli accompanies Clooney on vocals on five of the tracks, and sings Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Wave". Diana Krall duets with Clooney on "The Boy from Ipanema".


"Brazil" is a 1994 novel by the American author John Updike. It contains many elements of magical realism. It is a retelling of the ancient tale of Tristan and Isolde, the subject of many works in opera and ballet.

  • language: English Language
  • subject: Brazil
  • released in (22 years ago)


  1. "Brazil" is a 1985 British film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard. British National Cinema by Sarah Street describes the film as a "fantasy/satire on bureaucratic society" while John Scalzi's Rough Guide to Sci-Fi Movies describes it as a "dystopian satire". The film stars Jonathan Pryce and features Robert De Niro, Kim Greist, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond, Bob Hoskins, and Ian Holm.
  2. "Brazil" is a 1944 American musical comedy film directed by Joseph Santley and starring Tito Guízar, Virginia Bruce and Edward Everett Horton. It is set in Brazil, and involves a composer masquerading as twins, trying to win the hand of an anti-Latin novelist.
  3. "Brazil" is a 2001 short film writen and directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez.


  1. Brazil a.k.a. Brasil, also known as Hy-Brasil or several other variants, is a phantom island which was said to lie in the Atlantic Ocean west of Ireland. In Irish myths it was said to be cloaked in mist, except for one day every seven years, when it became visible but still could not be reached. It probably has similar roots to other mythical islands said to exist in the Atlantic, such as Atlantis, Saint Brendan's Island, and the Isle of Mam.
  2. Brazil a.k.a. The Brazil national football team represents Brazil in international men's association football. Brazil is administered by the Brazilian Football Confederation, the governing body for football in Brazil. They have been a member of the International Federation of Association Football since 1923 and member of the South American Football Confederation since 1916.
    • also known as Seleção, Brazil Mens National Football Team, Brazil Men's National Football Team, Brazil Football Team, Brazil Mens Football Team, Brazil Men's Football Team, Brazil National Soccer Team, Brazil Mens National Soccer Team, Brazil Men's National Soccer Team, Brazil Soccer Team, Brazil Mens Soccer Team, Brazil Men's Soccer Team
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year
        • Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year
        • nominated to Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year
  3. Brazil is an independently owned public relations, social and digital communications agency, with headquarters in central London, founded by Joshua Van Raalte in 2003. The agency has offices in New York City, Boston and Doha, Qatar and a joint venture in Brazil with Central Press.
  4. Brazil is 2012 book by Michael Palin due to be published on 11 October 2012. The book accompanies the TV series Brazil with Michael Palin.

Phrases with Brazil

Phrases starting with the word Brazil:

  1. brazil nut
  2. Brazil-nut
  3. brazil-nut tree

Phrases ending with the word Brazil:

  1. To Brazil
  2. capital of brazil
  3. Blaesoxipha Brazil
  4. Species Blaesoxipha Brazil

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Brazil

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Google previewReforming Brazil (2004)

by Mauricio Augusto Font, Anthony Peter Spanakos, Cristina Bordin

Brazil is the world's eighth- or ninth-largest economy, representing almost half of Latin America's GDP and is second only to...

Brazil is an economic power and a leader among advanced emerging markets.

Brazil is a major recipient of direct investment from the United States, attracting an increasing amount over the past ...

Google previewOur Global Village - Brazil (ENHANCED eBook) (1992)

by Nancy Klepper, Ann C. Edmonds

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world in area and the sixth largest in population. It is a country with a diverse...

Brazil is a nation of young people with more than half the population under 25 years of age. Government—The Federal ...

Google previewOur Global Village - Brazil (1992)

Brazil by Nancy Klepper, Ann C. Edmonds

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world in area and the sixth largest in population. It is a country with a diverse...

Brazil is a nation of young people with more than half the population under 25 years of age. Government—The Federal ...

Google previewPrevious Years' Solved CAT Papers

by Sharma, Arun, Upadhyay, Meenakshi

PASSAGE IV Brazil is a top exporter of every commodity that has seen dizzying price surges—iron ore, soybeans, sugar...

Brazil is the world's leading exporter of many raw materials, and China is the leading importer; that makes them major ...

Google previewCulture and Customs of Brazil (2003)

by Jon S. Vincent

Brazil is a continent. — Popular saying BRAZIL IS NOT truly a continent, but it is almost three times the size of India, which is commonly referred to as a " subcontinent." Brazil is also more than 10% larger than Australia, which is a continent.

Google previewSao Paolo & Brazil (2011)

by John Waggoner

Government & Economy Brazil is a Federative Republic, with a democratic government and socialized medicine and education. The President and Federal Legislature (Senate and Chamber of Deputies) are elected ...

Google previewIntroduction to Global Logistics (2016)

Delivering the Goods by John Manners-Bell

Brazil is the most important market in South America by a considerable margin. The country is a significant trade partner not only globally but also regionally and is a global producer of aircraft, consumer goods, steel, vehicles, rubber and ...

Google previewCyber Behavior: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (2014)

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications by Management Association, Information Resources

Brazil is the sixth largest country in the world, with one of largest economies among the developing countries.

Brazil is a large laboratory of civilization, where First Nations, European and African races were allowed to merge freely, in an ...

Google previewGlobal Logistics Strategies (2013)

Delivering the Goods by John Manners-Bell

Brazil is the most important market in South America by a considerable margin. The country is a significant trade partner, not only globally, but also regionally and is a global producer of aircraft, consumer goods, steel, vehicles, rubber and ...

Google previewA 21st Century Security Architecture for the Americas: Multilateral Cooperation, Liberal Peace, and Soft Power

Lastly, Brazil is the leading force within Mercosur—or Common Market of the South. It sees itself as a...

Google previewMine Closure :Iberoamerican Experiences (2000)

by Roberto C. Villas-Bôas & Maria Laura Barreto

Brazil is a huge mineral producer and the decommissioning of mining operations affects local communities to a significant extent. Therefore, much attention has been paid to these closure processes. The decommissioning of mining operations ...

Google previewThe American Desk Encyclopedia (1998)

by Steve Luck

Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country, accounting for c.50% of the total area of South America. In the N and w,

Economy Brazil is a rapidly industrializing country, By the mid-1970s. it had also become the world's largest debtor. High rates of ...

Google previewBrazil Insolvency (Bankruptcy) Laws and Regulations Handbook - Strategic Information and Basic Laws

by IBP, Inc.

Brazil is a charter member of the United Nations and participates in its specialized agencies. It has contributed troops to UN peacekeeping efforts in the Middle East, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cyprus, Mozambique, Angola, East ...

Google previewImhotep Today (2003)

Egyptianizing Architecture by Jean-Marcel Humbert, C. A. Price

Brazil is the largest and the only Portuguese-speaking country in South America. The history of its settlement and colonization is fascinating. Spanish, Dutch, French and English, among others, disputed ownership of its territory with the ...

Google previewReading Paulo Freire (1994)

His Life and Work by Moacir Gadotti

Brazil is a land of contrasts. Land of...

Brazil is the land of joy expressed in the Brazilian music like samba or lambada, and the skillful soccer that is played in beaches, parks, and everywhere, but it is also the land of sorrow, ever- present in the ...

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (1938)

(including Alaska) by Mary Grace Wilmarth

Brazil formation. Pennsylvanian: Southwestern Indiana. M. L. Fuller and G. H. Ashley, 1902 (U. S. G. S. Ditney folio, No. 84). Brazil frn.

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

BRAZIL 1578 Brazil fell, with Portugal itself, under the power of Spain, a connection which, besides being essentially...

In 1807 the royal family of Portugal fled to Brazil; in 1815 the colony was declared a kingdom; and the Portuguese court ...

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In '82 Brazil showed that you can't win the World Cup without a solid defense. (Alan Hansen)
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Scrabble value of B3R1A1Z10I1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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