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Definition of the noun Rio de Janeiro

What does Rio de Janeiro mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • scientific name: Rio
    • instance of: city / metropolis / urban center = a large and densely populated urban area
    • part of: Brasil / Brazil / Federative Republic of Brazil = the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America
    • member: Carioca = a native or inhabitant of Rio de Janeiro

Alternative definition of the noun Rio de Janeiro

proper noun

  1. State in southeastern Brazil.
  2. Capital of Rio de Janeiro state and former capital of Brazil.

Phrases with Rio de Janeiro

  1. Rio De Janeiro Antbird
  2. Rio De Janeiro Antwren
  3. Rio De Janeiro Arboreal Rat

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rio de Janeiro

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Rio de Janeiro is the commercial as well as the political capital of Brazil is evident from the fact that the exports from Rio are on the average fully ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica (1886)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Day Otis Kellogg

Rio de Janeiro is the commercial as well as the political capital of Brazil is evident from the fact that the exports from Rio are on the average fully ...

Google previewQueer Latinidad (2003)

Identity Practices, Discursive Spaces by Juana María Rodríguez

Nowadays Rio de Janeiro is the city with the most ...

Google previewApplied Remote Sensing for Urban Planning, Governance and Sustainability (2007)

by Maik Netzband, William L. Stefanov, Charles Redman

Rio de Janeiro is a mosaic of large, densely vegetated parks and hillslopes, interspersed patches of vegetation and barren areas (canyons & dense residential, possibly informal; Fig. 4.9). The lush tropical vegetation contrasts strongly with ...

Google previewAn Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere (2013)

by John Hawkesworth

Upon the whole, Rio de Janeiro is a very good place for ships to put in at that want refreshment: the harbour is safe and commodious; and provilions, except Wheaten bread and flour, may be easily procured : as a succedaneum for bread, ...

Google previewBrazil (2006)

by Margaret McNamara

Rio de Janeiro is a big city in ...

Google previewMappings (1999)

by Denis Cosgrove

Aqueduct – Rio de Janeiro is the second image; drinkable water was, after all, one of the main reasons for calling at Rio. Despite the lack of buildings, the dreamlike sketch Rio de Janeiro that follows could well illustrate surgeon M' Leod's ...

Google previewLives of Cardinal Alberoni, the Duke of Ripperda, and Marquis of Pombal (1814)

Three Distinguished Political Adventurers of the Last Century. Exhibiting a View of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal During a Considerable Portion of that Period by George Moore

Rio de Janeiro is the noblest situation that can be conceived for the capital of such an empire. Commanding an harbour in which all the fleets of Europe might ride with security, the whole of the immense continent, if not immediately subject to ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Dirty Wars (2016)

by David Kohut, Olga Vilella

Translation of Farda, fardão, camisole de dormir: Fábula para acender uma esperança: romance (Rio de Janeiro: Editora Record, 1979). Angelo, Ivan. The Celebration. Translated by Thomas Colchie. New York: Avon, 1982. Translation of A ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Percussion (2013)

by John H. Beck

Rio de Janeiro: Editora Tecnoprint S.A. Orig. pub. 1954, Rio de Janeiro: Ministério da Educação e Cultura, Instituto Nacional do Livro. Costa, Odilon, and Guilherme Gonçalves. 2000 Batuque Carioca: As Baterias das Escolas de Samba do ...

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