Brasília

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Bra·sí·lia

 (brə-zĭl′yə)
The capital of Brazil, in the central plateau northwest of Rio de Janeiro. The city, laid out in the shape of an airplane, was officially inaugurated in 1960.

Brasília

(brəˈzɪljə; Portuguese brəziˈliːa)
n
(Placename) the capital of Brazil (since 1960), on the central plateau: the former capital was Rio de Janeiro. Pop: 3 341 000 (2005 est)

Bra•síl•ia

(brəˈzɪl yə)

n.
the capital of Brazil, on the central plateau. 411,505.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brasilia - the capital of BrazilBrasilia - the capital of Brazil; a city built on the central plateau and inaugurated in 1960
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
Translations

Brasilia

[brəˈzɪljə] NBrasilia f

Brasilia

[brəˈzɪljə] nBrasiliabra size ntaille f de soutien-gorge

Brasília

[brəˈzɪljə] nBrasilia
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