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A city of southern Brazil southwest of São Paulo. It was founded in 1654 but did not grow rapidly until the late 19th and early 20th centuries when German, Italian, and Slavic immigrants began to develop the surrounding area.


(Placename) a city in SE Brazil, capital of Paraná state: seat of the University of Paraná (1946). Pop: 2 871 000 (2005 est)


(ˌkʊər ɪˈti bə)

the capital of Paraná, in SE Brazil. 1,052,147.
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Noun1.Curitiba - a city in southeastern Brazil
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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At this moment he was lying ill of fever in the clay lands near Curitiba in Brazil, having been drenched with thunder-storms and persecuted by other hardships, in common with all the English farmers and farm-labourers who, just at this time, were deluded into going thither by the promises of the Brazilian Government, and by the baseless assumption that those frames which, ploughing and sowing on English uplands, had resisted all the weathers to whose moods they had been born, could resist equally well all the weathers by which they were surprised on Brazilian plains.
Curitiba currently produces components, tractors and combine harvesters for the Company's global brands Case IH and New Holland Agriculture.
So as well as the Audi A3 Sedan, we will soon also produce the Audi Q3 in Curitiba and will procure as many components as possible locally.
Brasilia, SANA -- A number of Brazilian newspapers in the Brazilian city of Curitiba, the capital city of Parana state, announced an initiative to reconstruct a school that was destroyed by terrorists in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
These stadiums are Arena Da Baixada in Curitiba, Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Cortiba Football Club Stadium in Curitiba and Arena Gremio in Porto Alegre.
En attendant l'arrivee de l'EN prevue hier soir, les supporters algeriens ont deja investi la ville de Curitiba oE se deroulera demain le match face a la Russie.
The holders officially surrender their crown today in Curitiba when they play a dead rubber against Australia on the back of comprehensive defeats by Holland and Chile.
Curitiba, Sha'ban 15, 1435, Jun 13, 2014, SPA -- The death toll in flooding in southern Brazil rose Thursday to 13.
Andrew took the photos in the southern cities of Curitiba and Florianopolis.
Renault SA (EURONEXT: RNO), a France-based automaker, is planning to invest BRL500m from 2014 to 2019 for the development of a new vehicle in the Curitiba plant.
London, Feb 19 ( ANI ): Brazilian city Curitiba will reportedly remain a venue for the 2014 Football World Cup and can avoid being the first ground to be dropped from a World Cup tournament.
FIFA has withdrawn its threat to ditch Curitiba as a World Cup venue and confirmed the four matches will take place in the Brazilian city.