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A city of west-central Brazil west of Brasília on the Cuiabá River, about 485 km (300 mi) long. The city was founded during the gold rush of the early 18th century.


(Portuguese kuiaˈba) or


1. (Placename) a port in W Brazil, capital of Mato Grosso state, on the Cuibá River. Pop: 777 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) a river in SW Brazil, rising on the Mato Grosso plateau and flowing southwest into the São Lourenço River. Length: 483 km (300 miles)


(ˌku yəˈbɑ)

the capital of Mato Grosso, in W Brazil. 167,894.
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