Campos


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Cam·pos

 (kăm′pəs, käN′po͝os)
A city of southeast Brazil on the Paraíba River northeast of Rio de Janeiro. It was founded in the 1600s.

Campos

(Portuguese ˈkəːmpuʃ)
n
(Placename) a city in E Brazil, in E Rio de Janeiro state on the Paraíba River. Pop: 388 000 (2005 est)

Cam•pos

(ˈkæm pəs)

n.
a city in E Brazil, near Rio de Janeiro. 174,218.
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At Campos Novos, however, we fared sumptuously; having rice and fowls, biscuit, wine, and spirits, for dinner; coffee in the evening, and fish with coffee for breakfast.
'Scarce had the rubicund Apollo spread o'er the face of the broad spacious earth the golden threads of his bright hair, scarce had the little birds of painted plumage attuned their notes to hail with dulcet and mellifluous harmony the coming of the rosy Dawn, that, deserting the soft couch of her jealous spouse, was appearing to mortals at the gates and balconies of the Manchegan horizon, when the renowned knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, quitting the lazy down, mounted his celebrated steed Rocinante and began to traverse the ancient and famous Campo de Montiel;'" which in fact he was actually traversing.
If not it is merely a question of settling where the preliminaries of the new Campo Formio are to be drawn up."
Ah, if you could but see my own dear Pisa, the Duomo, the cloisters of Campo Santo, the high Campanile, with the mellow throb of her bells upon the warm Italian air!
It's ridiculous to say of a man got up in correct tailor clothes, but there was a funereal grace in his attitude so that he might have been reproduced in marble on a monument to some woman in one of those atrocious Campo Santos: the bourgeois conception of an aristocratic mourning lover.
As it is no inconsiderable affair to spend the Carnival at Rome, especially when you have no great desire to sleep on the Piazza del Popolo, or the Campo Vaccino, they wrote to Signor Pastrini, the proprietor of the Hotel de Londres, Piazza di Spagna, to reserve comfortable apartments for them.
Un modelo de respuesta ecologica de los campos de golf andaluces.
In his privilege speech Tuesday, Councilor Javier Campos, chair of Committee on International Relations, said: 'The celebration will commemorate 100 years of Japanese settlement in the city around 1920 and to promote Japan as well as to strengthen Japan-Davao relationships in the fields of culture, business, tourism and food culture.'
Many of them receive and withdraw their salaries twice a month through their ATM cards at the machine nearest them,' Campos said.
Alonzo Campos Jr., who is due back in court July 11, could be sentenced up to 60 years in prison if found guilty at trial.
Contract notice: public service of surveillance, rescue, lifeguard and accessibility of campos beaches
"Metro Manila could use two or three more subways over the 10 to 20 years to efficiently convey large numbers of commuters," Campos, a deputy minority leader and ex-officio member of the House Committee on Appropriations, said in a statement.