[ ree-oo brahn-koo ]
/ ˈri ʊ ˈbrɑ̃ kʊ /
a city in W Brazil.
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Definition for rio branco (2 of 2)
[ ah-kruh for 1; ah-ker, ey-ker for 2 ]
/ ˈɑ krə for 1; ˈɑ kər, ˈeɪ kər for 2 /
a state in W Brazil. 58,900 sq. mi. (152,550 sq. km). Capital: Rio Branco.
a seaport in NW Israel: besieged and captured by Crusaders 1191.
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Example sentences from the Web for rio branco
This had been several times proposed in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (Rio-Branco, p. 154).The Evolution of States|J. M. Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for rio branco (1 of 3)
/ (ˈeɪkə) /
a unit of area used in certain English-speaking countries, equal to 4840 square yards or 4046.86 square metres
- land, esp a large area
- informal a large amounthe has acres of space in his room
farm the long acre NZ to graze cows on the verge of a road
Word Origin for acre
Old English æcer field, acre; related to Old Norse akr, German Acker, Latin ager field, Sanskrit ajra field
British Dictionary definitions for rio branco (2 of 3)
(ˈɑːkrə) a state of W Brazil: mostly unexplored tropical forests; acquired from Bolivia in 1903. Capital: Rio Branco. Pop: 586 942 (2002). Area: 152 589 sq km (58 899 sq miles)
(ˈeɪkə, ˈɑːkə) a city and port in N Israel, strategically situated on the Bay of Acre in the E Mediterranean: taken and retaken during the Crusades (1104, 1187, 1191, 1291), taken by the Turks (1517), by Egypt (1832), and by the Turks again (1839). Pop: 45 600 (2001)Old Testament name: Accho (ɑːˈkəʊ) Arabic name: `Akka (ɑːˈkɑː) Hebrew name: `Akko (ɑːˈkəʊ)
British Dictionary definitions for rio branco (3 of 3)
/ (Portuguese ˈriu ˈbrəŋku) /
a city in W Brazil, capital of Acre state. Pop: 261 000 (2005 est)
a river in Brazil, flowing south to the Rio Negro. Length: 644 km (400 miles)
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Scientific definitions for rio branco
[ ā′kər ]
A unit of area in the US Customary System, used in land and sea floor measurement and equal to 43,560 square feet or 4,047 square meters.
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