[ gwah-nuh-bahr-uh ]
/ ˌgwɑ nəˈbɑr ə /
a state in SE Brazil. 452 sq. mi. (1,170 sq. km). Capital: Rio de Janeiro.
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Example sentences from the Web for Guanabara
Rio de Janeiro or Guanabara, beside which stands the capital of the republic.
British Dictionary definitions for Guanabara
/ (Portuguese ɡwənaˈbara) /
(until 1975) a state of SE Brazil, on the Atlantic and Guanabara Bay, now amalgamated with the state of Rio de Janeiro
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