How to use Rio de Janeiro in a sentence
Ledecky won five medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, four of which were gold.With morning finals at this Summer Olympics, U.S. swimmers learn the ‘Tokyo twist’ | Rick Maese | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
The northern rockhopper is only found on the Tristan da Cunha Islands, halfway between Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro.A king penguin and a wedding anniversary inspired a couple to see all 18 species | Andrea Sachs | March 11, 2021 | Washington Post
The same way that the state of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil paid for 1,000 ventilators, most of which never arrived.
Oteque in Rio de Janeiro moves up to the two-star category after debuting with one star in the 2019 guide.Michelin Announces 2020 Stars for Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo | Monica Burton | October 1, 2020 | Eater
There are just 10 one-star restaurants on the list this year, three in Rio de Janeiro and 7 in São Paulo.Michelin Announces 2020 Stars for Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo | Monica Burton | October 1, 2020 | Eater
I interviewed Lilian, a single mother living in a Rio de Janeiro favela.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton | Heather Arnet | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Born in Japan in the late 1960s, the chef moved to Rio de Janeiro with his parents at the age of 3.Meet the Chef Fighting to Ensure That Brazilians Will Never Be as Fat as Americans | Brandon Presser | June 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Instead, the IOC picked Rio de Janeiro for the games to open them up to a South American market for the first time.
Pope Francis spent a week in Rio de Janeiro last month, drawing millions to the streets.
Just as remarkable has been the resurgence of Rio de Janeiro.
The next year drew on Rio de Janeiro a signal punishment for these proceedings.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
The effect of the residence of the court was soon felt in the city of Rio de Janeiro.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
He was sent to Rio de Janeiro to bring back an absconder of note.From Place to Place | Irvin S. Cobb
These they hoped to find at Rio de Janeiro, where they arrived on the 12th December.Celebrated Travels and Travellers | Jules Verne
But their steeds were good, and it was not long ere they were both rolling like dolphins in the beautiful bay of Rio de Janeiro.Martin Rattler | R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for Rio de Janeiro
a port in SE Brazil, on Guanabara Bay: the country's chief port and its capital from 1763 to 1960; backed by mountains, notably Sugar Loaf Mountain; founded by the French in 1555 and taken by the Portuguese in 1567. Pop: 11 469 000 (2005 est): Related noun: Cariocan
a state of E Brazil. Capital: Rio de Janeiro. Pop: 14 724 475 (2002). Area: 42 911 sq km (16 568 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cultural definitions for Rio de Janeiro
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.