[ kawr-kaw-vah-doo for 1; kawr-kaw-vah-thaw for 2 ]
/ ˌkɔr kɔˈvɑ dʊ for 1; ˌkɔr kɔˈvɑ ðɔ for 2 /
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a mountain in SE Brazil, S of Rio de Janeiro: statue of Christ on peak. 2,310 feet (704 meters).
a volcano in S Chile. 7,550 feet (2,301 meters).
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How to use Corcovado in a sentence
Corcovado, on the southern Osa Peninsula, is the best for wildlife seekers.The 30 Best National Parks in the World|Patty Hodapp|February 25, 2022|Outside Online
Two sailors belonging to his crew had been ashore, and having got drunk, were found lying senseless on the road to Corcovado.A New Voyage Round the World in the Years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 1|Otto von Kotzebue
The house in which I lived was seated close beneath the well-known mountain of the Corcovado.
Subsequently we saw the lofty-peaked Corcovado—well deserving the name of "el famoso Corcovado."
More and more the clouds lifted and once or twice old Corcovado and Sugar Loaf peeped out as if for a final look.
The thunder peals from Sugar Loaf and Corcovado at times outroared those of the guns.
British Dictionary definitions for Corcovado
(Spanish korkoˈβaðo) a volcano in S Chile, in the Andes. Height: 2300 m (7546 ft)
(Portuguese korkuˈvɑːdu) a mountain in SE Brazil, in SW Rio de Janeiro city, famous for a massive statue of Christ the Redeemer. Height of mountain: 704 m (2310 ft)
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