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(Placename) a state of W Brazil, consisting of the central Amazon basin: vast areas of unexplored tropical rainforest. Capital: Manaus. Pop: 2 961 801 (2002). Area: 1 542 277 sq km (595 474 sq miles)


(ˌæm əˈzoʊ nəs)

a state in NW Brazil. 2,390,102; 601,769 sq. mi. (1,558,582 sq. km). Cap.: Manaus.
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The company said that the contract involves the deployment of a WiMAX and WiFI network connecting all 61 municipalities of Amazonas, including government agencies, small businesses and the public.
The result, Posada Amazonas, is truly greater than the sum of its parts, offering visitors a fun, exciting and exotic way to learn about rainforest ecology directly from English-speaking Esa'eja staff, who in turn are earning a living via preserving their natural surroundings and sharing their bioregional expertise.
The Amazonas state is located in the middle of Brazil's northern region where average temperatures hover around 32 C.
Recofarma, based in the Amazonas state capital of Manaus, produces the Coca-Cola concentrate for Brazil, Coke's third-largest market worldwide.
Project Piaba is a community-based project established to work with the ecological and cultural systems of the middle Rio Negro basin, Amazonas, Brazil.
Lockhart's interest in ethnographic methodology and its critique, hinted at in her 1997 film Goshogaoka, which tracked a team of Japanese high-school girls on the basketball court, emerges full-blown in Teatro Amazonas.
In October 1998, 14 cases of yellow fever and three deaths were reported in the Pariama region in the state of Amazonas, Venezuela.
Having passed an on-site quality control inspection and filled previous orders for Trackwork, Amazonas receives this purchase order as the next step in a growing relationship with Trackwork, its longest-standing and largest client.
Spain-based Hispasat has entered into agreements with launch service providers ILS and SpaceX to put its Amazonas 5 and Hispasat 1F satellites into orbit.
Vanguard) today announced that it supplied mission-critical components to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for the Amazonas 4A telecommunications satellite that was recently launched aboard Arianespace's Ariane 5 ECA rocket from Kourou, French Guiana.