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 (bə-lĕm′, -lāN′) Formerly Pa·rá (pə-rä′)
A city of northern Brazil in the Amazon delta. It is the chief port and commercial center of the vast Amazon River basin.


(Portuguese bəˈlẽi)
(Placename) a port in N Brazil, the capital of Pará state, on the Pará River: major trading centre for the Amazon basin. Pop: 2 097 000 (2005 est)



the capital of Pará state, in N Brazil on the Pará River. 755,984.
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Noun1.Belem - port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin
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; world's leading coffee exporter
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The next UFC fight of Shevchenko will be held on February 3 in the framework of the UFC Fight Night 125, which will be held in the city of Belem, Brazil.
Take a trip to Belem using tram No 15 from Cais do Sodre and taste the famous Pasteis de Belem (pasteisdebelem.
Trams Take a trip to Belem using tram No 15 from Cais do Sodre and taste the famous Pasteis de Belem (pasteisdebelem.
Azul has announced two new markets from Brazil to Florida -- Belo Horizonte to Orlando, and Belem to Fort Lauderdale (Miami), the company said.
Contract notice: Works for the realization of the belem operation - 27 pls and 48 lls on the commune of saint-denis.
As a secondary objective, in order to test the method, we aimed to identify and analyze the main features of the spatial distribution of TB prevalence in Belem City (Brazil) for determining the relationship between the geographical pattern of disease occurrence and the city's urban space conformation.
O principal objetivo deste trabalho e identificar se ha participacao da populacao no projeto Portal da Amazonia, obra esta que a Prefeitura considera importante para o desenvolvimento do turismo em Belem.
Members of a Canadian and Brazilian delegation that visited Belem, Brazil, were robbed at gunpoint November 23.
Results presented here from both networks focus on the diurnal cycle of precipitable water vapor associated with sea-breeze convection in Belem and seasonal and topographic influences in and around Manaus.
Aspectos ligados a migracao campo-cidade e ao papel historico da cidade de Belem como no central de uma rede dendritica (Correa, 1987), transformaram a capital e seu entorno em um dos principais mercados estruturadores da dinamica economica da Amazonia Oriental Brasileira.
A Area de Protecao Ambiental (APA) Metropolitana de Belem se enquadra na categoria de Unidade de Protecao Integral, tendo por objetivo, segundo art.