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 (pə-trŏp′ə-lĭs, pĭ-trô′po͝o-)
A city of southeast Brazil north of Rio de Janeiro. Mainly residential with some light industry, it was formerly the summer residence of Emperor Dom Pedro II.


(Portuguese peˈtrɔpulis)
(Placename) a city in SE Brazil, north of Rio de Janeiro: resort. Pop: 280 000 (2005 est)


(pɪˈtrɒp ə lɪs)

a city in SE Brazil, NE of Rio de Janeiro. 149,427.
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A hillside house in Petropolis was Zweig's final home and workplace after he fled Austria -- and where he eventually took his life.
This thematic issue arises from a research project on the enhancement of public policy for people with reduced functioning led by Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development, and with the support of the Petropolis School of Medicine.
Speaking at the home of Anselmo's mum Alice, 89, in Petropolis, outside Rio, relative Germano Valente said: "The family aren't interested in knowing about this documentary and they don't support it.
22, 1942, in a rented house in Petropolis, Brazil, the Austrian playwright, journalist, novelist, and cultural patron Stefan Zweig and his wife, Lotte, took an overdose of barbiturates each after entering into a suicide pact.
Prior to opening their own company, Rebecca attended Petropolis Grooming Academy in Chesterfield, Mo.
GE Oil & Gas has a base in Petropolis, enabling it to undertake repair work onshore where necessary to reduce turnaround time.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: A-BInBev, Asahi Breweries, Carlsberg Group, Castel, Cervejaria Petropolis, China Resources Enterprises, Constellation Brands, Diageo (Guinness), Efes Beverage Group, Heineken, Henan Jinxing Brewery, Kirin Breweries, Mahou San Miguel, Molson Coors Brewing Company, Polar, Radeberger, Royal Unibrew, SABMiller, Saigon Brewery, San Miguel, Sapporo, Suntory, Tsingtao, Yanjing
No Brasil essa linha interpretativa teve um grande momento no final dos anos 1970 e comeco dos anos 1980 com a publicacao da colecao Historia da Igreja no Brasil-Tomos I-II e II/2 pela Editora Vozes de Petropolis que se propunha a contar a historia da Igreja a partir do povo.
You might point, for instance, to Rio de Janeiro's Cathedral of Petropolis, or Melbourne's Rialto Buildings, or Washington D.
The tour will be completed with performance of Ayman Musahojaeva in Rio de Janeiro in the best concert halls of Leopoldo Migues and the Imperial Museum Petropolis.