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bandeirante

(bə̃deɪiːˈrə̃̃t)
n
a 16th–18th-century Portugese explorer in South America motivated by profit, known for hunting down natives for slaves as well as for locating mines of precious stones and metals
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1995 "Cultura material e a construcao da mitologia bandeirante: problemas da identidade nacional brasileira", en Ideias, pp.
Azevedo Bandeira's own surname, on the other hand, besides being Portuguese for flag, quite possibly also references the Brazilian bandeirantes. (15) Like Azevedo, in whose face are "el judio, el negro y el indio" (30) and the cultural space of Brazil, the bandeirantes were characterized by overlapping identities and a system of ethics based on "la dura y ciega religion del coraje, de estar listo a matar y a morir." The poem "El conquistador" from La moneda de hierro (1976) would contain the hendecasyllable: "en el duro Brasil fui Bandeirante" (57).
Bandeirante 3900, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brasil.
Ryanair began operations with a staff of 25 and a single 15-seat Bandeirante turbo-prop, flying between Waterford and London.
In 1983, land was purchased for future expansion, but by the beginning of the 1990s, the airliners serving Tauranga had begun to get smaller as types like the Bandeirante and Saab 340 came into service, though the frequency of flights and the number of destinations offered were increasing.
(Religious Marketing, Strategy of Survival or Charlatanism?) In Episteme, Rev.da Universidade Bandeirante de Sao Paulo UNIBAN, v.3, 1997.
These areas are located in the Nucleo Pedra Grande of the Parque Estadual da Serra da Cantareira (23[degrees]22'S; 46[degrees]36'W), Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, in a project conducted together with Universidade Bandeirante de Sao Paulo (UNIBAN).
Here in Brazil there is a legendary story about the famous bandeirante (explorer) Fernao Dias Paes Leme, who set out from Sao Paolo in 1712 looking for emeralds.
It notably controls the generators Bandeirante de Energie (Sao Paulo), Espirito Santo Centrais Electricas (Escelsa) and Empresa Energetica do Mato Grosso do sul (Enersul), and holds a minority stake in the Companhia de Electricidade de Rio de Janeiro (CERJ)...JJ:(AFP)
The Bandeirante pickup became a legend in Brazil right from when the first units powered by a Mercedes-Benz engine rolled off Toyota's local plant in November 1961.
Other companies expected to follow suit are energy companies Light and Bandeirante as well as the National Development Bank.