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[ah-luh-goh-uh s] /ˌɑ ləˈgoʊ əs/
a state in NE Brazil. 10,674 sq. mi. (27,650 sq. km).
Capital: Maceió. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Some of them escaped and fled to the forest of Palmeiras, in the Province of Alagoas.

    Our Little Brazilian Cousin Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
  • On the second day, the vessel was slowly sailing up the coast near Alagoas Bay.

    A Desperate Voyage Edward Frederick Knight
British Dictionary definitions for Alagoas


/Portuguese alaˈɡoːaʃ/
a state in NE Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Maceió. Pop: 2 887 535 (2002). Area: 30 776 sq km (11 031 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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