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A city of south-central Brazil southwest of Brasília. It is a shipping and processing center in an agricultural and cattle-raising region.
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Goiânia(ɡɔɪˈɑːnɪə; Portuguese ɡoˈjənja)
(Placename) a city in central Brazil, capital of Goiás state: planned in 1933 to replace the old capital, Goiás; two universities. Pop: 1 878 000 (2005 est)
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Goi•â•ni•a(gɔɪˈɑ ni ə)
the capital of Goiás, in central Brazil, SW of Brasília. 738,117.
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