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Niterói

[ nee-tuh-roi ]
/ ˌni təˈrɔɪ /
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noun

a seaport in and the capital of Rio de Janeiro state, in SE Brazil.

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British Dictionary definitions for Niterói

Niterói
/ (Portuguese niteˈrɔi) /

noun

a port in SE Brazil, on Guanabara Bay opposite Rio de Janeiro: contains Brazil's chief shipyards. Pop: 458 465 (2000)Also called: Nictheroy
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