- a port in NE Brazil, on the Parnahiba River.
- a state in NE Brazil. 96,860 sq. mi. (250,870 sq. km). Capital: Teresina.
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He had seized Teresina's hands, and held her prisoner between his knees.
"Take it," said Olivo to Teresina, smoothing her rumpled hair.
Teresina tripped away, and Casanova nodded to himself contentedly.
It was in vain that La Mamma said no; Teresina would have her way.
Not even the maids have stirred, and as for Teresina—listen to her!The Italian Twins
Lucy Fitch Perkins
- 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
- 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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