Pernambuco

[pur-nuh m-byoo-koh, -boo-; Portuguese per-nahm-boo-koo]
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Pernambuco

noun
  1. a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a humid coastal plain rising to a high inland plateau. Capital: Recife. Pop: 8 084 667 (2002). Area: 98 280 sq km (37 946 sq miles)
  2. the former name of Recife
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