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Ba·hi·a

 (bə-hē′ə, bä-ē′ə)
Ba·hi′an adj. & n.
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Bahia

(bəˈhiːə; Portuguese bəˈiːə)
n
1. (Placename) a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Salvador. Pop: 13 323 212 (2002). Area: about 562 000 sq km (217 000 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the former name of San Salvador
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Ba•hi•a

(bɑˈi ə, bə-)

n.
1. a coastal state of E Brazil. 12,331,895; 216,130 sq. mi. (559,700 sq. km). Cap.: Salvador.
2. a former name of Salvador (def. 2).
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