Campinas

[ kam-pee-nuhs; Portuguese kahn-pee-nuhs ]
/ kæmˈpi nəs; Portuguese kɑ̃ˈpi nəs /

noun

a city in SE Brazil, NNW of São Paulo.

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Example sentences from the Web for Campinas

  • The Bourbons grown in the Campinas district often have a red center.

    All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
  • Branch offices are maintained at Rio de Janeiro, Campinas, and in other cities in coffee-growing countries.

    All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
  • The oldest coffee-growing district in São Paulo is Campinas.

    All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
  • The mountain-glens were filled with long droves of cattle and flocks of sheep from the campinas of Medina Sidonia.

British Dictionary definitions for Campinas

Campinas
/ (kæmˈpiːnəs, Portuguese kəmˈpiːnəʃ) /

noun

a city in SE Brazil, in São Paulo state: centre of a rich agricultural region, producing esp coffee. Pop: 2 640 000 (2005 est)
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