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(Portuguese ɡɔˈjas)
(Placename) a state of central Brazil, in the Brazilian Highlands: contains Brasília, the capital of Brazil. Capital: Goiânia. Pop: 5 210 335 (2002). Area: 341 289 sq km (131 772 sq miles)



a state in central Brazil. 4,638,800; 247,826 sq. mi. (641,870 sq. km). Cap.: Goiânia.
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In other Brazilian Serie A matches on Wednesday, Palmeiras won 4-1 at Fluminense, Joinville drew 1-1 at home to Sport Recife, Ponte Preta won 2-1 at Goias, Cruzeiro drew 2-2 at home to Vasco da Gama, Gremio won 2-1 at Atletico Paranaense, Internacional beat Corinthians 2-1 and Avai won 1-0 at Figueirense.
In our quest to elucidate the South American fauna of the Bruchinae, we collected specimens in savannah areas from Central Brazil, State of Goias.
His club SC Internacional said the 36-year-old died in a crash in the state of Goias.
Licensee agreement with OLH Group calls for the development of 65 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Brasilia and Goias
50pm dumped three of the current top four teams - Cruzeiro, thirdplaced Gremio and fourthplaced Goias - out of the competition.
And look at the games he backed - Estudiantes v Rosario Central, Newell's v San Lorenzo, Bahia v Atletico Mineiro, Flamengo v Goias and Club America v Toluca.
25-year-old Dai Macedo from the central state of Goias was the winner for her 107 centimetres (42 inches) of "bumbum", who got the vote of a half-male, half-female jury.
To the Governor of Goias, Marconi Perillo, the agricultural production from his state is a very important part of the trade balance.
Ascheri, Unit University for Science and Technology, UnUCET, State University of Goias, UEG, BR 153, Quadra Area, Km 99, Anapolis, Goias, Brazil; phone: +55 (62) 3328 1178; fax: +55 (62) 3328 1179; email: ascheridpr@gmail.
The group was being held in the infirmary of the jail in Aparecida de Goiania, a town of around 500,000 people in the central state of Goias, the G1 news website said.
Last week, ethanol was more competitive than petrol in southeastern Sao Paulo, central-western Mato Grosso, central Goias and southern Parana states, ANP said.