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 (bə-hē′ə, bä-ē′ə)
Ba·hi′an adj. & n.


(bəˈhiːə; Portuguese bəˈiːə)
1. (Placename) a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Salvador. Pop: 13 323 212 (2002). Area: about 562 000 sq km (217 000 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the former name of San Salvador


(bɑˈi ə, bə-)

1. a coastal state of E Brazil. 12,331,895; 216,130 sq. mi. (559,700 sq. km). Cap.: Salvador.
2. a former name of Salvador (def. 2).
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We report ZIKV infection in Brazil associated with a recent ongoing outbreak in Camagari, Bahia, Brazil, of an illness characterized by maculopapular rash, fever, myalgias/arthralgia, and conjunctivitis.
MZFS--Entomological Collection Johann Becker, Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil.
June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), through its subsidiary in Brazil, today reported that it completed the purchase of the sulfonation production facility in Bahia, Brazil from Procter & Gamble do Brazil S.
Within this kind of construction, the most important projects are the operation of BR 116 and BR 324 road, 680 kilometers long, in the state of Bahia, Brazil, and the recent award for the extension and management of Section 5 off I-69 in Indiana, United States.
The trip departs November 17 and calls at Marseille, France, Barcelona, Spain, Cadiz, Spain, Lisbon, Portugal, Funchal, Madeira, Recife, Brazil, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A nuclear and renewable energy company, Areva has entered into a contract with Bolt Energias S/A, which is involved in energy generation and trading activities, to build the Campo Grande biomass power plant in Bahia, Brazil.
BRAZIL: Procter & Gamble do Brasil has sold its sulfonation production facility in Bahia, Brazil to Stepan Company.
Pete and Jefferson, along with Adam Burns, Dave Bewick and Ben Olsen who all live in Australia, aim to raise PS20,000 for the J de V Arts charity and set up a water well in Bahia, Brazil, which is suf-f fering from one of the worst droughts in 50 years.
Cameroon will hope home advantage counts after a 0-0 draw in their first leg in Tunisia so they are among the 32 nations in the draw for the finals in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil on Dec.
Ahead of the marcus evans Brazilian Infrastructure & Property Development Summit 2012,in Bahia, Brazil, 21 - 22 May, Cruz gives the architectural perspective of the Brazilian infrastructure and property development market and sustainable developments.
Becker (RPPN Serra Bonita), and staff of the CEPEC herbarium for supporting field work in southern Bahia, Brazil.
This dissertation provides an ethnographic account of the role of music in the construction of Black identity, cultural resistance, community, and consciousness-raising in Salvador Bahia, Brazil.