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 (măs′ā-ō′, mä′sā-)
A city of northeast Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean south of Recife. It is a port and commercial center.


(Placename) a port in NE Brazil, capital of Alagôas state, on the Atlantic. Pop: 1 137 000 (2005 est)


(ˌmɑ seɪˈoʊ)

the capital of Alagoas, in E Brazil. 376,479.
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Boateng was sanctioned following "vulgar verbal insults targeted at coach Kwesi Appiah during the team's training session in Maceio this week," the GFA said.
The GFA statement also said that the decision against Boateng was taken following the midfielder's vulgar verbal insults targeted at coach Appiah during the team's training session in Maceio this week, adding that the footballer has since showed no remorse for his actions which has resulted in the decision.
The security forces will be spread among the 12 host cities and state capitals Vitoria, Aracaju and Maceio, which will all have base camps for teams playing in the tournament.
Headquartered in Sao Paulo, Almaviva do Brasil has more than 22,000 employees in several other cities like Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Juiz de Fora, Guarulhos, Aracaju, Maceio, Teresina, and is growing very fast.
Red propolis was collected in the mangrove region in Marechal Deodoro (a city in the vicinity of Maceio, capital of Alagoas State, in the northeastern Brazil (SL 09.
From the streets of Maceio - one of Brazil's most dangerous cities - he is now preparing for life on Merseyside.
26) Acapulco, Caracas, Maceio, and San Pedro Sula are in some ways a harbinger of what is to come in the rest of the Southern Hemisphere.
This event will offer attendees the opportunity to hear from key players both in the military and industry in one of Brazil's most beautiful locations, Maceio.
Over 10 hard years, to be precise, his career starting at Clube de Regetas Brasil (CRB), a club from his home town of Maceio.
Municipalities that recorded the highest number of deaths were concentrated in Brazilian state capitals, especially in Sao Paulo (Sao Paulo State), Recife (Pernambuco State), Maceio (Alagoas State), and Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais State).