Santa Catarina

[ san-tuh -kat-uh-ree-nuh; Portuguese sahn-tuh -kah-tuh-ree-nuh ]
/ ˈsæn tə ˌkæt əˈri nə; Portuguese ˈsɑ̃ tə ˌkɑ təˈri nə /

noun

a state in S Brazil. 36,856 sq. mi. (95,455 sq. km). Capital: Florianópolis.

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British Dictionary definitions for Santa Catarina

Santa Catarina
/ (Portuguese ˈsantə kətəˈrinə) /

noun

a state of S Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists chiefly of the Great Escarpment. Capital: Florianópolis. Pop: 5 527 707 (2002). Area: 95 985 sq km (37 060 sq miles)
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