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Rio de Janeiro

Line breaks: Rio de Ja¦neiro
Pronunciation: /ˌriːəʊ də dʒəˈnɪərəʊ
 
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Definition of Rio de Janeiro in English:

1A state of eastern Brazil, on the Atlantic coast.
1.1 (also Rio) The capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro; population 6,093,472 (2007). The chief port of Brazil, it was the country’s capital from 1763 until 1960, when it was replaced by Brasilia.

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