Manaus


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Ma·naus

 (mə-nous′, mä-)
A city of northwest Brazil on the Río Negro near its junction with the Amazon River. Founded in the 1660s, Manaus was a prosperous center of the wild-rubber trade in the late 1800s and today is the chief commercial hub of the upper Amazon basin.
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Manaus

(Portuguese məˈnaus) or

Manáos

n
(Placename) a port in N Brazil, capital of Amazonas state, on the Rio Negro 19 km (12 miles) above its confluence with the Amazon: chief commercial centre of the Amazon basin. Pop: 1 673 000 (2005 est)
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Ma•naus

(mɑˈnaʊs)

n.
the capital of Amazonas, in NW Brazil, on the Negro River near its confluence with the Amazon. 611,763.
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Este artigo analisa avancos e dificuldades que cercam o processo de regionalizacao da regiao de saude Entorno de Manaus (ENMAO), no estado do Amazonas, buscando apreender, mediante a analise de dimensoes estruturais e institucionais (8), aspectos de sua governanca e efetivacao no ambito da Comissao Intergestora Regional e da regional como um todo.
Riots broke out at the Anisio Jobim Penitentiary Complex in the northwestern city of Manaus when members of the country's largest gang, First Capital Command (PCC), clashed with a local Manaus-based outfit called North Family, which was believed to have acted under orders from Brazil's second-largest gang Red Command (CV), a rival to PCC. 
Approximately 60% of all ornamental tropical fish exported from Brazil originate from Rio Negro and are transported to Manaus by boat.
Nesse sentido, os processos que envolvem a urbanizacao e o desenvolvimento regional em curso em Manaus, capital do estado do Amazonas, e que a transformaram no principal centro urbano da Amazonia Ocidental (1), foram impulsionados especialmente a partir dos anos 1960.
1952), who grew up in the Amazonian city of Manaus, counters those stereotypes in his prizewinning novels, stories, and essays.
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SAO PAULO, May 27 (Reuters) -- At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said.
The majority of the victims was found in the Antonio Trindade Penal Institute near Manaus, the capital of Amazonas state, where the facilities in question are located, Al-Jazeera reported.
(TAP) - At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said.