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[oh-lin-duh; Portuguese oo-leen-dah]
  1. a city in NE Brazil, N suburb of Recife, on the Atlantic coast: beach resort.
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Historical Examples of olinda

  • A considerable party had assembled at about thirty-six leagues from Olinda.

    Journal of a Voyage to Brazil

    Maria Graham

  • This is the mouth of a small stream on the northside of Olinda.

  • After taking a new departure from Olinda, we kept off on our way to Cape Horn.

  • Olinda, the old capital, was the headquarters of the latter.

  • The old city of Olinda stands on one extremity of this range.