HyperDic: brazil

English > 2 senses of the word Brazil / brazil:
NOUNlocationBrazil, Federative Republic of Brazil, Brasilthe largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world
foodbrazil, brazil nutthree-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
Brazil / brazil > pronunciation
Soundsbrahzih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > Brazil: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter.
SynonymsFederative Republic of Brazil, Brasil
Category ofmacumba(Brazil) followers of a religious cult of African origin
Instance ofSouth American country, South American nationAny one of the countries occupying the South American continent
Member ofOrganization of American States, OASAn association including most countries in the western hemisphere
MembersBrazilianA native or inhabitant of Brazil
Part ofSouth AmericaA continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
PartsAcreA territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru
Amazon, Amazon RiverA major South American river
Araguaia, Araguaia River, Araguaya, Araguaya RiverA river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins River
Belem, Para, Feliz Lusitania, Santa Maria de Belem, St. Mary of Bethlehemport city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta
Belo Horizontecity in southeastern Brazil to the north of Rio de Janeiro
Brasilia, Brazilian capital, capital of BrazilThe capital of Brazil
CuritibaA city in southeastern Brazil
Governador ValadaresA city in eastern Brazil to the northeast of Belo Horizonte
Iguazu, Iguazu Falls, Iguassu, Iguassu Falls, Victoria FallsA large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil
Joao PessoaA city in northeastern Brazil near the Atlantic Ocean to the north of Recife
LimeiraA city of southeastern Brazil (northwest of Sao Paulo)
Madeira, Madeira RiverA Brazilian river
NatalA port city in northeastern Brazil
Para, Para RiverAn estuary in northern Brazil into which the Tocantins River flows
Parana, Parana RiverA South American river
Parnaiba, ParnahibaA river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean
Paulo Afonso, Paulo Afonso FallsA major waterfall in northeastern Brazil
Purus, Purus RiverA Brazilian river
Recife, PernambucoA port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
Rio de Janeiro, RioThe former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil
SantosA port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao Paulo
Sao Bernardo do CampoA city in southeastern Brazil
Sao FranciscoA river in eastern Brazil flowing into the Atlantic Ocean
Sao GoncaloAn industrial city in southeastern Brazil across the bay from Rio de Janeiro
Sao Joao de MeritiA city in southeastern Brazil that is a residential suburb of Rio de Janeiro
Sao Jose dos CamposA city in southeastern Brazil to the northeast of Sao Paulo
Sao LouisA city on an offshore island in northeast Brazil
Sao PauloAn ultramodern city in southeastern Brazil
Sete Quedas, Guaira, Guaira FallsA great waterfall on the border between Brazil and Paraguay
Tocantins, Tocantins RiverA river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River
Triple FrontierThe border area where Argentina and Brazil and Paraguay meet
Urubupunga, Urubupunga FallsA waterfall in the Parana river in Brazil
SpanishBrasil
CatalanBrasil
AdjectivesBrazilianof or relating to or characteristic of Brazil or the people of Brazil
English > brazil: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningthree-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell.
Synonymbrazil nut
Part ofbrazil nut, brazil-nut tree, Bertholletia excelsatall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
Broaderedible nutA hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell

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