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Recife

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/ rəˈsi fə /
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noun

a seaport in and the capital of Pernambuco province, in NE Brazil.

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Recife
/ (rɛˈsiːfə) /

noun

a port at the easternmost point of Brazil on the Atlantic: capital of Pernambuco state; built partly on an island, with many waterways and bridges. Pop: 3 527 000 (2005 est)Former name: Pernambuco
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