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Paranaguá

[ pah-rah-nah-gwah ]
/ ˌpɑ rɑ nɑˈgwɑ /
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noun
a seaport in S Brazil.
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How to use Paranaguá in a sentence

  • The storm, though short, was excessively severe, and swept over Paranagua and Antonina with unusual violence.

    Voyage of the Liberdade|Captain Joshua Slocum
  • In twenty-four hours from the time Paranagua bar was crossed we were up with Santos Heads, a run of 150 miles.

    Voyage of the Liberdade|Captain Joshua Slocum
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