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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.
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(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
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the capital of Pernambuco state, in NE Brazil. 1,183,391. Formerly, Pernambuco.
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Noun1.Recife - a port city of northeastern Brazil on the AtlanticRecife - a port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
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van der Linden, a pediatric neurologist at the Association for Assistance of Disabled Children in Recife, Brazil, was the lead author of the first report of 13 infants who had laboratory evidence of congenital Zika infection and normal head circumference at birth but who developed poor head growth and microcephaly later in infancy.
(1) Department of Oceanography, Postgraduate Program in Oceanography Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Scientists at Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil claim that a colony of hairy-legged vampire bats are the culprits, after tracing human DNA from 70 feces samples of these bats.
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In a recently published study by Recife, Brazil researchers, it was found that the maternal viral infection the Zika virus causes also leads to arthrogryposis, a condition characterized by the malformation of the joints, ( Huffington Post has learned.