[mee-nuh s zhi-rahys]
- a state in E Brazil. 224,701 sq. mi. (581,975 sq. km). Capital: Belo Horizonte.
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- an inland state of E Brazil: situated on the high plateau of the Brazilian Highlands; large reserves of iron ore and manganese. Capital: Belo Horizonte. Pop: 18 343 517 (2002). Area: 587 172 sq km (226 707 sq miles)