[ ti-ri-zee-nah ]

  1. a port in northeastern Brazil, on the Parnahiba River.

  • Formerly The·re·zi·na [Portuguese ti-ri-zee-nah] /Portuguese tɪ rɪˈzi nɑ/ .

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How to use Teresina in a sentence

  • My Cremona is uninjured, though it has passed through hard times—it sends a note of love to my Teresina.

    Cord and Creese | James de Mille
  • I felt that I must have blood at all costs to appease my passion—Teresina's or her lover's, or somebody's.

    A Girl Among the Anarchists | Isabel Meredith
  • I was to meet Teresina that evening as usual towards nine o'clock, and I thought the intervening hours would never go by.

    A Girl Among the Anarchists | Isabel Meredith
  • His letters were very brief and not very coherent, and he forget to send messages to old Teresina or to Palma.

  • He would have taken us with him to see all the Easter sights, and no thanks to Teresina either!

    The Italian Twins | Lucy Fitch Perkins

British Dictionary definitions for Teresina


/ (Portuguese tereˈzina) /

  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

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