or Par·na·hi·ba, Par·na·hy·ba
[ pahr-nah-ee-bah ]
/ ˌpɑr nɑˈi bɑ /
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a seaport in NE Brazil.
a river in NE Brazil, flowing NE to the Atlantic. 900 miles (1,450 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for Parnaíba
/ (Portuguese parnaˈiba) /
a river in NE Brazil, rising in the Serra das Mangabeiras and flowing generally northeast, to the Atlantic. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)
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