Definition of Brasil

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.




Definition of Brasil

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Brazil) ¹

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Definition of Brasil

1. brazil [n -S] - See also: brazil

Brasil Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brasil

Brangelina
Branham's sign
Branhamella
Branhamella catarrhalis
Brannock Device
Brannock Devices
Branson
Branta
Branta bernicla
Branta canadensis
Branta leucopsis
Braque
Brasdor's method
Brasenia
Brasenia schreberi
Brasil
Brasilia

Literary usage of Brasil

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1. Experimental Researches Concerning the Philosophy of Permanent Colours: And by Edward Bancroft (1814)
"Other dyeing woods had, however, been previously known under the name of brasil; and, probably, that of the caesalpinia sappan, to be noticed presently. ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"Similar notions were entertained as to the islands of St Brandan, and brasil, by the seamen of Bristol, who during these years were scouring the Atlantic ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1916)
"0 brasil e sens principios de neutralidade (Brazil and her Principles of Neutrality). By Helio Lobo. Rio de Janeiro: Imprensa nacional. 1914. pp. 140. ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"The assumption that brasil wood was imported into Italy, and paid tax at the ... The island named Y" de brasil is Tercera : " Por la medianía y en lo mas ..."

5. The History of Modern Europe: with an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1837)
"... every part of the New World; and they made themselves masters of the important colony of brasil in South America. But this was not a permanent conquest. ..."

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