- a city in SE Brazil, N of Pôrto Alegre.
Examples from the Web for canoas
Historical Examples of canoas
These they call quintans, as the West Indians call their canoas.The Bounty of the Chesapeake
They then loaded with ball, and crossed the river in the canoas.
They put to sea in her the next day, followed by the canoas.
The Canoas or Proes they hale up dry, and never suffer them to be long in the Water.
But at this time it seemed to stand as in a Pond, and there was no passing from one House to another but in Canoas.