Teresina

[ti-ri-zee-nah]
Formerly Therezina.

Piauí

[pyou-ee]
noun
  1. a state in NE Brazil. 96,860 sq. mi. (250,870 sq. km). Capital: Teresina.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for teresina

Historical Examples of teresina


British Dictionary definitions for teresina

Teresina

noun
  1. an inland port in NE Brazil, capital of Piauí state, on the Parnaíba River: chief commercial centre of the Parnaíba valley. Pop: 895 000 (2005 est)Former name: Therezina

Piauí

noun
  1. a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: rises to a semiarid plateau, with the more humid Paranaíba valley in the west Capital: Teresina. Pop: 2 898 223 (2002). Area: 250 934 sq km (96 886 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