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Minas Gerais

(Portuguese ˈminaʒ ʒəˈraiʒ)
n
(Placename) an inland state of E Brazil: situated on the high plateau of the Brazilian Highlands; large reserves of iron ore and manganese. Capital: Belo Horizonte. Pop: 18 343 517 (2002). Area: 587 172 sq km (226 707 sq miles)

Mi•nas Ge•rais

(ˈmi nəs ʒɪˈraɪs)
n.
a state in E Brazil. 16,660,691; 226,708 sq. mi. (587,172 sq. km). Cap.: Belo Horizonte.
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Other photographs here include some from the West Newcastle Picture History Collection We see the Brazilian battleship Minas Geraes, built at Armstrong's, steaming through the Swing Bridge, around 1890.
Os locais de acesso a estes periodicos se situaram na Imprensa Oficial do Estado de Minas Gerais, responsavel pela publicacao, a epoca, do jornal oficial do Estado, o Minas Geraes; e tambem na Colecao Linhares, que abriga um vasto rol de titulos periodicos de Belo Horizonte, entre os anos finais do seculo XIX e as primeiras decadas do seculo seguinte.
On 22 November 1910, Afro-Brazilian sailors on board the dreadnoughts Minas Geraes and Sao Paulo, very recently acquired by the Brazilian navy, mutinied and took control of the ships in Rio de Janeiro's harbour to demand an end to corporal punishment.
Informe que la Asamblea Legislativa Provincial de "Minas Geraes" presento, en el acto de apertura de la sesion ordinaria de 1863, el Consejero Joao Crispiano Soares.
Jordfundne og nulevende Gnavere (Rodentia) fra Lagoa Santa, Minas Geraes, Brasilien.
(1901) On the manganese ore deposits of the Queluz (Lafayette) District, Minas Geraes, Brazil.
After winning minor reforms from the ruling class, the men of the dreadnoughts Minas Geraes and Sao Paulo continued to show the Brazilian flag above subequatorial waters, maintaining their country's reputation as South America's leading naval power.
siglo veinte, nacio hace cien anos en Itabira, Minas Geraes. Para
The omission of Minas Novas in the 1776 population census was detected in an anonymously authored document titled "Memorias Historicas da Provincia de Minas Geraes," RAPM, Anno XIII (1908): 523-639.