How to use Praia in a sentence
Investigators also have urged anyone who was in Praia da Luz in May 2007 to come forward to tell police what they saw.
The town of Praia, in the island of Terceira, completely destroyed by an earthquake.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Praia (often written Praya) has a fine harbour, a population of 21,000 and a considerable trade.
The turtles lay their eggs by night, leaving the water in vast crowds, and crawling to the central and highest part of the Praia.Oregon and Eldorado | Thomas Bulfinch
Some half-dozen full-grown ones were in attendance off the Praia, floating about on the lazily flowing, muddy water.Oregon and Eldorado | Thomas Bulfinch
Some houses have come down, and trees on the Praia and other places have lost nearly all their branches.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume III | Karl Ritter von Scherzer
British Dictionary definitions for Praia
the capital of Cape Verde; a port and submarine cable station. Pop: 115 000 (2005 est)
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