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Sayão

[ sah-you, -yah-oo; Portuguese sah-youn ]
/ sɑˈyaʊ, -ˈyɑ u; Portuguese sɑˈyãʊ̃ /
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noun
Bi·dú [bee-doo; Portuguese bih-doo], /ˈbi du; Portuguese bɪˈdu/, Balduina de Oliveira Sayão, 1902–1999, Brazilian soprano.
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How to use Sayão in a sentence

  • A sayao, or native war-dance, was given in honor of the men belonging to the chief, and it was acted by men brandishing spears.

    Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler
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