Bahia

[ bah-ee-uh, buh- ]
/ bɑˈi ə, bə- /
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noun

a coastal state of E Brazil. 216,130 sq. mi. (559,700 sq. km). Capital: Salvador.
a former name of Salvador.
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Bahia

/ (bəˈhiːə, Portuguese bəˈiːə) /

noun

a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Salvador. Pop: 13 323 212 (2002). Area: about 562 000 sq km (217 000 sq miles)
the former name of San Salvador
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