[kawr-kaw-vah-doo for 1; kawr-kaw-vah-th aw for 2]
- a mountain in SE Brazil, S of Rio de Janeiro: statue of Christ on peak. 2310 feet (704 meters).
- a volcano in S Chile. 7550 feet (2301 meters).
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Examples from the Web for corcovado
Next after the Corcovado the Tijuca will attract you, and, like the former, it ends in wondrous points of view.South America To-day
"That is the Corcovado, and some day we shall go over there and ascend it," said Martim.Our Little Brazilian Cousin
Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
It would require a whole chapter to do even partial justice to this remarkable garden behind the Corcovado mountain.
One can safely promise such a realizing sense to him who ascends the Corcovado.
More and more the clouds lifted and once or twice old Corcovado and Sugar Loaf peeped out as if for a final look.With the Battle Fleet
- (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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