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 (kăm′pəs, käN′po͝os)
A city of southeast Brazil on the Paraíba River northeast of Rio de Janeiro. It was founded in the 1600s.


(Portuguese ˈkəːmpuʃ)
(Placename) a city in E Brazil, in E Rio de Janeiro state on the Paraíba River. Pop: 388 000 (2005 est)


(ˈkæm pəs)

a city in E Brazil, near Rio de Janeiro. 174,218.
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At Campos Novos, however, we fared sumptuously; having rice and fowls, biscuit, wine, and spirits, for dinner; coffee in the evening, and fish with coffee for breakfast.
Scarce had the rubicund Apollo spread o'er the face of the broad spacious earth the golden threads of his bright hair, scarce had the little birds of painted plumage attuned their notes to hail with dulcet and mellifluous harmony the coming of the rosy Dawn, that, deserting the soft couch of her jealous spouse, was appearing to mortals at the gates and balconies of the Manchegan horizon, when the renowned knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, quitting the lazy down, mounted his celebrated steed Rocinante and began to traverse the ancient and famous Campo de Montiel;'" which in fact he was actually traversing.
If not it is merely a question of settling where the preliminaries of the new Campo Formio are to be drawn up.
Ah, if you could but see my own dear Pisa, the Duomo, the cloisters of Campo Santo, the high Campanile, with the mellow throb of her bells upon the warm Italian air
It's ridiculous to say of a man got up in correct tailor clothes, but there was a funereal grace in his attitude so that he might have been reproduced in marble on a monument to some woman in one of those atrocious Campo Santos: the bourgeois conception of an aristocratic mourning lover.
As it is no inconsiderable affair to spend the Carnival at Rome, especially when you have no great desire to sleep on the Piazza del Popolo, or the Campo Vaccino, they wrote to Signor Pastrini, the proprietor of the Hotel de Londres, Piazza di Spagna, to reserve comfortable apartments for them.
And when businesses expand, new jobs are always created,' Campos said.
In a segment set for broadcast on Wednesday, Jesus Campos described how he was called to check on an open hallway door near Paddocks suite on the 32nd floor of the hotel and casino, and how he was struck by gunfire moments before the shooter unleashed a fusillade of bullets on a crowd of concertgoers below.
Campos works at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and he was the first person to encounter the mass shooter in Las Vegas on the night of Oct.
En general, la oferta se restringia a los socios de los clubes privados, y los propietarios de los campos son quienes se encargaban de su construccion y mantenimiento (Villar, 2008).
Bill Russell, who made NBA history playing for the legendary Boston Celtics, once told Ramoncito Campos of the Philippine basketball team to just shoot the ball.
A obra que ora vem a lume pela Editora napolitana Oedipus, organizada e traduzida para o italiano por Andrea Lombardi e por Gaetano D'Itria, consiste na publicacao de ensaios criticos de Haroldo de Campos na e para a Italia.