How to use Fortaleza in a sentence
There stands a tiny ruined Fortaleza on a hill near the southeast point of Madeira, whereof I know more than most folks.Where the Pavement Ends | John Russell
The plane shifted course again, now headed directly toward La Fortaleza.The Five Arrows | Allan Chase
"Yes, and some fazendas are called 'Fortaleza' for that very reason," said her uncle.Our Little Brazilian Cousin | Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
The capital of the state is Fortaleza, sometimes called Cear, which is also the principal commercial centre and shipping port.
Fortaleza had its origin in a small village adjoining a fort established at this point in early colonial times.
British Dictionary definitions for Fortaleza
a port in NE Brazil, capital of Ceará state. Pop: 3 261 000 (2005 est): Also called: Ceará
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