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Pombal

(Portuguese pomˈbal)
n
(Biography) Marquês de (mərkeʃ ˈdəː). title of Sebastiâo José de Carvalho e Mello. 1699–1782, Portuguese statesman, who dominated Portuguese government from 1750 to 1777 and instituted many administrative and economic reforms
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The study was carried out at the Laboratory of Food Biochemistry and Chemistry, at the Center of Sciences and Agrifood Technology - CCTA, Campus of Pombal, in Pombal, PB, belonging to the Federal University of Campina Grande, PB.
Toledo's vibrant paintings present her contemporary interpretation of the hand-painted designs on 17th and 18th century Pombal tiles and faiana pottery.
1) Programa de Pos-graduacao em Sistemas Agroindustriais, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (UFCG), 58840-000, Pombal, PB, Brasil.
O municipio de Pombal situa-se na regiao oeste do estado da Paraiba, Mesorregiao do Sertao Paraibano e Microrregiao de Sousa.
Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Pombal - PB, Brasil.
Although the stretch of the River Pianco that margins the town of Pombal, Paraiba, Brazil is the source of water for human consumption in the region, it receives non-treated domestic wastes and other pollutants from different pollution sources.
We began at the statue of the Marquis de Pombal, a few minutes' from our hotel and the centrepiece of Lisbon's Rotunda, before heading south along the palm-shaded Avenida Da Liberade.
On Saturday, the 18-yearold received a call from her coach Volodymyr Zinchenko who suggested she head out to Pombal, Portugal, to take part in a street-style competition.
Parca | It spans 20 centuries and culminates in a dramatic film about the 1755 events and the reconstruction of the city by the Marquis of Pombal.
phyllodes; see Canedo and Pombal, 2007) and Crossodactylus gaudichaudii at the Atlantic forest of Ilha Grande, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, begin activity at sunrise and remain active all day, normally ceasing activity at sunset (Hatano et al.
This infuriated Sebastiao Jose de Carvalho e Mello (1699-1782), often referred to by his later title, the marquis of Pombal and the most powerful political figure in Portugal.