Santa Maria de Belem


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Noun1.Santa Maria de Belem - port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin
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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Formally known as Santa Maria de Belem do Grao Para, the city's name and riverfront both are witness to the fallen hopes and glory of New World exploration, Portuguese empire building and British transatlantic trade.

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