Teresina


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Te·re·si·na

 (tĕr′ĭ-zē′nə)
A city of northeast Brazil on the Parnaíba River east-southeast of Belém. Founded in 1852, it is a trade and distribution center.
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Teresina

(Portuguese tereˈzina)
n
(Placename) an inland port in NE Brazil, capital of Piauí state, on the Parnaíba River: chief commercial centre of the Parnaíba valley. Pop: 895 000 (2005 est). Former name: Therezina
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Te•re•si•na

(ˌtɪr əˈzi nə)

n.
the capital of Piauí, in NE Brazil, on the Parnaíba River. 388,922.
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Roseville, CA, November 28, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Roseville California specialists for Brazilian-sourced soapstone products, Teresina Soapstone have recently announced the arrival of several now materials to their company inventory.
She was born on July 24, 1925 to the late Luigi and Teresina (Gagliardi) Ricciardi and lived most of her life in Worcester before moving to New York to live with her daughter.
The experiment was performed in February and March (rainy period) in an area of the Department of Zootechny of the Center for Agricultural Sciences of the Federal University of Piaui, Teresina city (latitude 05[degrees]05'21" S and longitude 42[degrees]48'07" W; altitude 74.4 m), Piaui State.
vvch f Theresina (1927, Diophon - Teresina, by Tracery).
ABB has also been awarded two other projects by Eletrobras CHESF, involving installation of a new 230/69kV substation (Teresina III) and extending other existing 230kV and 500kV substations in North East Brazil.
"This fossil is a member of the carnivorous Anteosaurs and provides evidence for Pangea-wide distribution of carnivorous dinocephalians," the Daily Mail quoted Palaeontologist Dr Juan Carlos Cisneros, of the Federal University of Piaui in Teresina, Brazil, as saying.
With the new codesharing Delta is now selling service on GOL flights between Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia and 15 Brazilian destinations: Belem, Belo Horizonte, Cuiaba, Curitiba, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Goiania, Iguassu Falls, Joao Pessoa, Navegantes, Porto Alegre, Recife, Salvador, Teresina and Vitoria.
Napoli is the story of Teresina and Gennaro, young lovers who must overcome parental objection, the interference of rivals, and the consequences of a life-threatening storm before they can be united.
Diante da modernizacao de Teresina e da adocao de novos costumes e outras sociabilidades, observa-se um conflito expresso na escrita literaria pela negacao do mundo rural e de seus aspectos diante do progresso do universo urbano.
The second activity was the International Roundtable "Women on the Agenda of the Media," held in the auditorium of the Universidad de Periodismo Jaime Bauzate y Meza with the participation of Sara Lovera, Mexican journalist and SEMlac representative; Teresina Munoz Najar, editor of the magazine Caras; Augusto Alvarez Rodrich, political columnist for the newspaper La Republica and talk-show host for Peru's Radio Programas; and Ana Maria Portugal, General Coordinator of Isis Internacional.