Definition of Beira

1. Noun. A port city in eastern Mozambique on the Mozambique Channel.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Mocambique, Mozambique, Republic Of Mozambique

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beira

Behr's disease
Behr's syndrome
Behring's law
Beige Book
Beijing dialect
Beijing opera
Beis Din
Beit Din
Bekesy audiometer
Bekesy audiometry
Bel & Dr.
Bel and the Dragon
Bela Bartok

Literary usage of Beira

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"The views have been well chosen to convey an idea of the general scenery, and form a valuable addition to the Society's collection. (1) Old ferry, beira; ..."

2. Rhodesia, Past and Present by Stefanus Jacobus Du Toit (1897)
"LETTER XIX THE COMPETING SEAPORTS beira and Delagoa the best natural Ports of South Africa —Contrast with Durban and East London—The calumniated Portuguese ..."

3. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... his army near Seville to fight the allies—Lord Wellington marches to beira— ... but the English general knowing that the danger in beira was not very ..."

4. Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce Bryce (1900)
"We had therefore to take to the river in order to reach beira, where a German steamer was timed to call two days later; and our friends in Mashonaland had ..."

5. Adventures in Mashonaland by Rose Blennerhassett, Lucy Sleeman (1893)
"... Curios—beira again. IN the spring of 1891, therefore, Sister Lucy Sleeman and I were getting ready for our homeward journey, and expecting to be back in ..."

6. How We Made Rhodesia by Leonard, Arthur Glyn (1896)
"ARRIVE AT beira. From \yh to 2yd November, 1891. AS the river steamer appears to have broken down, we hired a lighter, sailing and drifting down alternately ..."

7. With the Mounted Infantry and the Mashonaland Field Force, 1896 by Edwin Alfred Hervey Alderson (1898)
"CHAPTER III beira, AND THE SITUATION THERE ONE has often heard Aden talked of as about the most undesirable place in the world to live in, and, ..."

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