Definition of Cruzeiro

1. Noun. The monetary unit of Brazil from 1942 to 1986 and 1990 to 1993. ¹



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Definition of Cruzeiro

1. a monetary unit of Brazil [n -ROS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cruzeiro

crutching
crutchlike
crutter
crutters
cruve
cruves
crux
crux gammata
crux of heart
crux of the matter
crux simplex
cruxes
cruzado
cruzadoes
cruzados
cruzeiro (current term)
cruzeiros
crwth
crwths
cry
cry-babies
cry-baby
cry-baby tree
cry all the way to the bank
cry babies
cry baby
cry blue murder
cry down
cry for
cry for help

Literary usage of Cruzeiro

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1. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz (1886)
"CHAPTER IV. VOYAGE UP THE COAST TO PARA. 0» BOARD THK " cruzeiro DO SUL. ... On board the "cruzeiro do Sul." We sailed to-day at 11 o'clock, bidding good by ..."

2. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz (1868)
"On board the "cruzeiro do Sul." We sailed to-day at 11 o'clock, bidding good by with regret, though not without hope of return, to the beautiful bay and ..."

3. Historia da litteratura portugueza by Teófilo Braga, Tunde Agarah (1907)
"Camões descrevendo a ilha de San Thomé (st. xn) e passado o meio do mundo (st. xni), descreve o espectaculo da Estrella Nova, ou o cruzeiro do Sul, ..."

4. Brazilian Wheat Policy: Its Costs, Benefits, and Effects on Food Consumption by Geraldo M. Calegar, George Edward Schuh (1988)
"On the consumption side, the subsidy was mainly an implicit subsidy until 1972, due primarily to the overvaluation of the cruzeiro (Appendix 1, ..."

5. Long-Term Brazilian Economic Growth: 1930-94 by Dorte Verner (1997)
"1n 1942, the cruzeiro (Cr$1.00) was introduced, equivalent to the ... In 1967 the cruzeiro novo (Ncr$ 1.00) corresponded to a thousand 1942 cruzeiros ..."

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