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Roraima

noun
  1. a state of N Brazil: chiefly rainforest Capital: Boa Vista. Pop: 346 871 (2002). Area: 230 104 sq km (89 740 sq miles)
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Historical Examples

  • I may have seen Roraima during that mentally clouded period.

    Green Mansions

    W. H. Hudson

  • "These are some of the guardians of Roraima," said Carino, solemnly.

    The Stories of El Dorado

    Frona Eunice Wait

  • But they say Roraima is inaccessible, so what is the use of attempting the impossible?

    The Stories of El Dorado

    Frona Eunice Wait

  • Are they as keenly alive as are the Venezuelans to the importance of Roraima?

  • This is not the place in which to give a long description of Roraima.