Amazonas

[ am-uh-zoh-nuh s ]
/ ˌæm əˈzoʊ nəs /

noun

a state in NW Brazil. 601,769 sq. mi. (1,558,582 sq. km). Capital: Manáos.

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Amazonas
/ (ˌæməˈzəʊnəs) /

noun

a state of W Brazil, consisting of the central Amazon basin: vast areas of unexplored tropical rainforest. Capital: Manaus. Pop: 2 961 801 (2002). Area: 1 542 277 sq km (595 474 sq miles)
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