Goiânia

[ goi-ah-nee-uh ]
/ gɔɪˈɑ ni ə /

noun

a city in and the capital of Goiás, in central Brazil, SW of Brasília.

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British Dictionary definitions for Goiânia

Goiânia
/ (ɡɔɪˈɑːnɪə, Portuguese ɡoˈjənja) /

noun

a city in central Brazil, capital of Goiás state: planned in 1933 to replace the old capital, Goiás; two universities. Pop: 1 878 000 (2005 est)
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