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Teresina

[ti-ri-zee-nah] /tɪ rɪˈzi nɑ/
noun
1.
a port in NE Brazil, on the Parnahiba River.
Formerly Therezina.

Piauí

[pyou-ee] /pyaʊˈi/
noun
1.
a state in NE Brazil. 96,860 sq. mi. (250,870 sq. km).
Capital: Teresina.
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Teresina

/Portuguese tereˈzina/
noun
1.
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

Piauí

/Portuguese pjaˈui/
noun
1.
a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: rises to a semiarid plateau, with the more humid Paranaíba valley in the west Capital: Teresina. Pop: 2 898 223 (2002). Area: 250 934 sq km (96 886 sq miles)
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