Joaquim Maria (ʒuaˈkɪ maˈria). 1839–1908, Brazilian author of novels and short stories, whose novels include Epitaph of a Small Winner (1881) and Dom Casmurro (1899)
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How to use Machado in a sentence
A lot has changed since China—pronounced “Cheena”—Machado was a household name.
China Machado, 82, appears in a new HBO documentary, ‘About Face.’
But Machado, now 82, has aged gracefully—and, by her account, completely naturally.
Despite this, Machado re-signed a modeling contract in 2010 at age 80.
Ferreira has since opened up a pet shop, borrowing money from a loan shark, who apparently “took pity on her,” Machado says.U.S. Marines Accused of Injuring Brazilian Stripper | Mac Margolis | May 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Abbade Machado's name is in almost all the historical books I have yet seen in the library.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
The judgment of Verissimo upon Machado de Assis differs somewhat from that of his distinguished compatriots.
All of Machado de Assis is practically present in his early works; in fact, he did not change, he scarcely developed.
With the year 1879, however, Machado de Assis began a long phase of maturity that was to last for thirty years.
Early in the fight Colonel Machado, commanding the native soldiers, fell mortally wounded.By-Ways of War | James Jeffrey Roche