Definition of Brazil

1. Noun. The largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter.

2. Noun. Three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell.
Exact synonyms: Brazil Nut
Generic synonyms: Edible Nut
Group relationships: Bertholletia Excelsa, Brazil Nut, Brazil-nut Tree

Definition of Brazil

1. Proper noun. A large Portuguese-speaking country in South America. Capital: Brasilia. Official name: Federative Republic of Brazil ''(República Federativa do Brasil)''. ¹

2. Noun. A Brazil nut ¹

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Definition of Brazil

1. a dyewood [n -S] - See also: dyewood

Brazil Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brazil

brazil (current term)
brazil-nut tree
brazil nut
brazil wood
brazilian ironwood

Literary usage of Brazil

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). (1906)
"1821 brazil brazil—continued. Bahnen Xcu-Hamburg—Caxias und ... 109 t brazil in 1898: JM Boraston, XIV. 5841 Capital, the future, VI. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"For 1920-21 the estimated coffee Nacional (1915), Pouso Alegre (1900), liberaba supply of India rubber comes from brazil, the prin- name changed 1917, ..."

3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"1 1 y 1 i 8 1 11 3 1 7 11 8 18 8 8 1 1 8 1 5 2 2 7 4 1 4 6 1 5 4 3 9 18 1 2 2 8 10 8 7 2 6 1 5 3 1 13 brazil 8. brazil and La Plata Amazonia to Patagonia ..."

4. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"As early as April, trouble between brazil and Germany had reached a climax when the brazilian steamer Parana was torpedoed. Forty-six German ships, ..."

5. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"It comprehends the following provinces : brazil was ... The extent of brazil from the eaft, where it borders upon the North Sea, to the weft, ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"All intercourse and commerce between brazil and foreign nations was prohibited. ... Titulary distinctions had been hitherto almost unknown in brazil, ..."

7. History of England from the Accession of Henry III to the Death of Edward by Thomas Frederick Tout (1906)
"Meanwhile, the relations between Portugal and brazil occasioned ... On leaving brazil, King John VI. had entrusted the government to his elder son, Peter, ..."

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