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 (goi-ăn′ē-ə, -ä′nē-ə)
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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(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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(gɔɪˈɑ ni ə)

the capital of Goiás, in central Brazil, SW of Brasília. 738,117.
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As a part of this plan, Ontex Brazil will transfer its manufacturing operation in Aparecida de Goiania to its manufacturing site in Senador Canedo, both in the state of Goias.
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A BHRJL (Figura 1) possui area aproximada de 762 [km.sup.2], estando localizada no estado de Goias, abrangendo parte dos municipios de Goiania, Neropolis, Goianapolis, Terezopolis de Goias, Anapolis, Campo Limpo de Goias e Ouro Verde de Goias.
106 prisoners escaped the prison in the city of Goiania, near the capital of Brasilia, according to newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo, while authorities recaptured 27 of the escapees, but the rest remained at large, Daily Sabah reported.
The riot began in the afternoon of New Year's Day at the rural penitentiary in the outskirts of the state capital, Goiania.
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