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Espírito Santo

[ es-pee-ree-too -sahn-too ]
/ ɛsˈpi ri tʊ ˈsɑ̃ tʊ /
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noun

a state in E Brazil. 15,196 sq. mi. (39,360 sq. km). Capital: Vitória.

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Espírito Santo
/ (Portuguese ɪʃˈpiritu ˈsəntu) /

noun

a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic: swampy coastal plain with mountains in the west; heavily forested. Capital: Vitória. Pop: 3 201 722 (2002). Area: 45 597 sq km (17 601 sq miles)
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