Alagoas

[ ah-luh-goh-uh s ]
/ ˌɑ ləˈgoʊ əs /

noun

a state in NE Brazil. 10,674 sq. mi. (27,650 sq. km). Capital: Maceió.
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Examples from the Web for alagoas

  • 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

Alagoas

/ (Portuguese alaˈɡoːaʃ) /

noun

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)
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