[puh-rair-uh for 1; Spanish pe-rey-rah for 2]
- Irene Rice,1907–71, U.S. artist.
- a city in W Colombia.
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Examples from the Web for pereira
He took pride in helping struggling Brazilians like Pereira dos Santos.The Brutal Fall of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista
June 25, 2013
It wasn't until the end of the day that Dr. Pereira found out the details of what had happened.
"There were wounds to the head, and to the thorax," said Dr. Pereira.
Brazilian architecture—names like Pacheco, Pereira, Santos, da Silva, etc.—still links Lagos with the history of slavery.A City Rejuvenates
March 14, 2011
The remainder of Pereira's term of office passed in comparative tranquillity.Uruguay
W. H. Koebel
Shes waiting for a banker named Pereira who looted Costa Rica.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal
According to Dr Pereira, its principal value is that of an anti-spasmodic.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
"Then I wish you had left it alone," snarled Pereira for an answer.
Then the slaves hung back, nor did Pereira repeat his commands.
- a town in W central Colombia: cattle trading and coffee processing. Pop: 656 000 (2005 est)
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