Belém

[buh-lem; Portuguese bey-len]
Also called Pará.
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Contemporary Examples of belem

  • But as one moves back, one quickly discovers that Belem is somewhat of a maze.

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    Portugal's Kings of Pastry

    Molly Hannon

    April 5, 2011

  • With 150 employees, Belem carries a certain old-world charm.

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    Portugal's Kings of Pastry

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    April 5, 2011

  • Since 1837, Pasteis de Belem has satiated the city's sweet tooth, becoming a landmark of Portuguese gastronomic pride.

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British Dictionary definitions for belem

Belém

noun
  1. a port in N Brazil, the capital of Pará state, on the Pará River: major trading centre for the Amazon basin. Pop: 2 097 000 (2005 est)
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