Rondônia

[ rawn-daw-nyah ]
/ rɔ̃ˈdɔ nyɑ /

noun

a state in W Brazil. 93,815 sq. mi. (242,980 sq. km). Capital: Pôrto Velho.

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Rondônia
/ (Portuguese rõˈdonja) /

noun

a state of W Brazil: consists chiefly of tropical rainforest; a centre of the Amazon rubber boom until about 1912. Capital: Porto Velho. Pop: 1 431 777 (2002). Area: 243 043 sq km (93 839 sq miles)Former name (until 1956): Guaporé
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