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Corcovado

Syllabification: Cor·co·va·do
Pronunciation: /ˌkôrkōˈvädō
 
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Definition of Corcovado in English:

A peak that rises to 2,310 feet (711 m) on the south side of Rio de Janeiro. A statue of Jesus Christ (namedChrist the Redeemer”), 131 feet (40 m) high, stands on its summit.

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