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A city of eastern Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean south of Natal. First settled in 1535, it is the chief urban center of eastern Brazil and an important transportation hub.
(Placename) a port at the easternmost point of Brazil on the Atlantic: capital of Pernambuco state; built partly on an island, with many waterways and bridges. Pop: 3 527 000 (2005 est). Former name: Pernambuco
the capital of Pernambuco state, in NE Brazil. 1,183,391. Formerly, Pernambuco.
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|Noun||1.||Recife - a port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic|