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  Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north and a more open terrain of hills and low mountains to the south — home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
Brazil's population is mostly concentrated along the coast, with a lower population density in the interior.
Brazil is a multiracial country, and its culture reflects the wide variety of ethnic groups found in the country: Amerindians, Portuguese, Africans, Italians, Germans, Spaniards, Japanese, Arabs, etc. As result of intense mixing of peoples, a rich mix of different cultures has been synthesized.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brazil   (4734 words)

  
 Brazil - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Brazil was first sighted by Europeans in 1500 and developed as a Portuguese commercial colony, based to a large extent on slavery.
Brazil received an influx of over 5 million immigrants in the late 19th, early 20th centuries, a period that also saw Brazil industrialise and further expand into its interior.
Brazil is characterised by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north, and a more open terrain of hills and (low) mountains to the south, home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
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 Brazil (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brazil (band, Iowa) which was based in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Brazil, Indiana, a town in the United States
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brazil_(disambiguation)   (153 words)

  
 Brazil - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Brazil had been inhabited for at least 6,000 years by semi-nomadic populations when the first Portuguese explorers, led by Pedro Álvares Cabral disembarked in 1500.
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north, and a more open terrain of hills and (low) mountains to the south, home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
Brazil is populous along the coast, less in the interior.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Brazil   (1394 words)

  
 Brazil -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Brazil is thought to have been inhabited for at least 10,000 years by semi-nomadic populations when the first Portuguese explorers, led by Pedro Álvares Cabral, disembarked in 1500.
Brazil is home to the largest Italian population outside of Italy, with 25 million Italians and Italian-descended Brazilians.
Brazil consists of 26 states (estados, singular estado) and 1 federal district (distrito federal): Image:Br-map.png Brazil and its 26 states and Federal District are divided by IBGE into 5 distinctive regions: North, Northeast, Center-West, Southeast and South (Division by Regions).
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Brazil was first sighted by Europeans in 6 1500 and developed as 6 a Portuguese commercial colony, 6 based to a 8 large extent on 1 slavery.
Brazil has since 8 returned to a popularly 3 elected government and is 2 pursuing further development of 1 its economic standing, 3 both domestically and 7 internationally.
Brazil is characterised by the extensive 4 low-lying Amazon Rainforest in 5 the north, and a 5 more open terrain of 9 hills and (low) 6 mountains to the 4 south, home to 3 most of Brazil's 1 population and its 5 agricultural base.
www.centiel.com /brazil_.htm   (1276 words)

  
 Brazil - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Spanning a vast area between central South America and the Atlantic Ocean, it is the easternmost country of the Americas and it borders Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and the French department of French Guiana.
Template:Main Image:Ilha Areia Vermelha Joao-Pessoa-Paraiba.jpg Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north and a more open terrain of hills and low mountains to the south — home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
Template:Main Brazil consists of 26 states (estados, singular estado) and 1 federal district (distrito federal): Image:Br-map.png Brazil and its 26 states and Federal District are divided by IBGE into 5 distinctive regions: North, Northeast, Center-West, Southeast and South (Division by Regions).
www.netipedia.com /index.php/Brazil   (4852 words)

  
 Brazil Did You Mean brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The name Brazil comes from a specific tree called brazilwood (Pau-Brasil in Portuguese), which was used to tinge textiles with its red pigments.
Brazil is home to both extensive agricultural lands and rain forests.
Brazil had been inhabited for at least 10,000 years by semi-nomadic populations when the first Portuguese explorers, led by Pedro Álvares Cabral disembarked in 1500.
www.did-you-mean.com /Brazil.html   (1699 words)

  
 Brazil - Gurupedia
João VI of Portugal, fleeing from Napoleon, relocated to Brazil with the royal family and government.
The only clearly separated minority ethnic groups in Brazil are the various non-assimilated indigenous tribes, comprising less than 1% of the population, who live in officially delimited reservations and either avoid contact with "civilized" people, or have assimilated mainstream Brazilain culture to some extent but still constitute separate social and political communities.
Brazil is the only Portuguese-speaking nation in the Americas, a fact that has substantially prevented it from developing close cultural ties with its Spanish-speaking neighbors.
www.gurupedia.com /b/br/brazil.htm   (1337 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Detailed Nation Profile: Brazil
By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of the country when in 1985 the military regime peacefully ceded power to civilian rulers.
Brazil continues to pursue industrial and agricultural growth and development of its interior.
In response to Joseph Mayotte - Brazil ranks 21 for the largest area of land that is 'wild'.
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Brazil and its 26 states and Federal District is divided by IBGE in 5 distinctive regions: North, Northwest, Center-West, Southeast and South (Division by Regions).
More and more people are realizing in Brazil that a person can master and carry more than one language throughout their lives.
Some immigrant communities in southern Brazil, chiefly the German and the Italian ones, have lasted long enough to develop distinctive dialects from their original European sources.
www.american-flags-for-sale.com /brazil-flag.htm   (2200 words)

  
 Real Estate in Brazil - São Paulo, Brazil
However, unlike the well-known Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo is not a popular destination for tourists, since its attractions are mostly hidden under a dense, chaotic urban scenery.
As always, the biggest contingent of artists comes from Brazil: like all the countries it has an artist in the “national representations” segment, while another 19 Brazilians were integrated into the list of 80 invited artists from all over the world.
Between January and March - Carnival (it is a Brazil's national holiday, and it is not regular.
realestateinbrazil.com /sao-paulo   (2966 words)

  
 Amethyst - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Such crystals occur either in the cavities of mineral-veins and in granitic rocks, or as a lining in agate geodes.
A huge geode, or "amethyst-grotto", from near Santa Cruz in southern Brazil was exhibited at the Düsseldorf Exhibition of 1902.
Many of the hollow agates of Brazil and Uruguay contain a crop of amethyst crystals in the interior.
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 Learn more about Brazil in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Learn more about Brazil in the online encyclopedia.
For other article subjects named Brazil see Brazil (disambiguation).
The Portuguese royal family and government fled Portugal from Napoleon in 1808 and relocated to Brazil.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /b/br/brazil.html   (964 words)

  
 Anaconda - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
These are found mainly in northern South America, in Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, northern Bolivia, northeast Peru, Guyana, and Trinidad.
Although charismatic, very little information was known about the anacondas until 1992 when the first study (and so far the only) was made on the field biology of this species in the Venezuelan llanos by Dr. Jesus Rivas [1].
Eunectes murinus (formerly called Boa murina) differs from Boa by the snout being covered with shields instead of small scales, the inner of the three nasal shields being in contact with that of the other side.
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 Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in South America - larger in area than the continental United States of America.
Spanning a vast area between the central South America and the Atlantic Ocean, it borders Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana — every South American nation except for Ecuador and Chile.
Main article: States of Brazil Brazil consists of 26 states (estados, singular estado) and 1 federal district (distrito federal):
www.info-pedia.net /about/brazil   (970 words)

  
 Franz Hitler - Uncyclopedia
He is believed to have somehow survived and lived in his brother's colon for over eighty years, long after Adolf Hitler's own death.
Some, however, believe he escaped and resettled in Brazil, where he taught his art of sissy dressing to the locals.
It is true that a Franz Hitler School of Sissy Dressing does exist in Campo Grande to this day, but it was more likely founded by Kathy Lee Gifford.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Franz_Hitler   (229 words)

  
 Mario (disambiguation) Definition / Mario (disambiguation) Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The nation is roughly triangular in shape and is bordered by Brazil to the north, the Uruguay River to the west, the estuary of the Río de la Plata (River Plate) to the southwest, with Argentina on the other bank of both, and finally the South Atlantic Ocean to the southeast.
He joined the United States Airforce in WW2 stationed in Asia and Germany His first book, Dark Arena was published in 1955....
Mario TremblayMario Tremblay (born September 2, 1956 in Alma, Québec) is a former professional ice hockey player and a former National Hockey League head coach.
www.elresearch.com /Mario_(disambiguation)   (1454 words)

  
 Brazil - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Brazil - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia
Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil or República Federativa do Brasil, IPA: [?e'publik?
The European Portuguese pronunciation of the official name of Brazil is: [??.'pu.ßli.ka f?.đ?.??.'ti.v?
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=Brazil   (4691 words)

  
 Sao Paulo - Wikitravel
São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world, with a population of about 18 million in its metropolitan region.
São Paulo is the richest city in the southern hemisphere, though the typical inequality between the classes typically observed in Brazil is blatant.
They say that the people in São Paulo work while the rest of Brazil can relax, and event though many say this is plain wrong, the fact of the matter is that Sao Paulo state actuallty contributes to 50 % of all taxes collected in Brazil, and produces 1/3 of the country's GNP.
wikitravel.org /en/S%C3%A3o_Paulo   (5821 words)

  
 Butterfly effect - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In that story, a time traveller accidentally steps on a butterfly in the distant past, causing broad changes in the present.
A common description of the effect says that a butterfly flapping its wings in Brazil can cause a tornado in Texas months later.
A version from Car Talk is that "A butterfly flaps its wings in Africa, and the sink backs up in your garage."
www.onelang.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Butterfly_effect   (415 words)

  
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Powerpuff Girls PPG Industries, an American manufacturer of glass and chemicals Participating physician group in USA, healthcare This is a disambiguation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PPG " Categories : Disambiguation
PPL can stand for: Private Pilot License Pokémon Puzzle League An abbreviation for "People", often used in IRC and Instant Messengers This is a disambiguation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PPL " Categories : Disambiguation
PPS may stand for: the chemical poly(p-phenylene sulfide) Polska Partia Socjalistyczna or Polish Socialist Party Partido Popular Socialista or Brazil's People's Socialist Party This is a disambiguation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PPS " Categories : Disambiguation
www.en-cyclopedia.com /index1/pp   (111 words)

  
 Rafiki's Provincename Disambiguation Mod - VickyWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
How often have you traded for "Beaver", only to end up with the wrong one?
This mod aims to help that situation somewhat by adding disambiguation codes to the names of these provinces.
This will not be reflected on the map itself, but should be reflected in all other places province names occur (state and province screens, ledger, unit destinations etc).
victoria.nsen.ch /wiki/index.php/Rafiki's_Provincename_Disambiguation_Mod   (250 words)

  
 Rong Jin's MSU homepage
Jin, R. and Joyce Y. Chai The 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2005), Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005
Zhang, C., Joyce Y. Chai, and Jin, R. The 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2005), Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005
Yi, L. and Jin, R. The 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2005), Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005
www.cse.msu.edu /~rongjin   (635 words)

  
 Cigar: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The updated page can be found at: cigar
This page is about the tobacco product; for other meanings of Cigar, see Cigar (disambiguation) (Cigar (disambiguation): more facts about this subject).
The word "cigar" is from the Spanish (Spanish: The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain) word cigarro, which is possibly derived from the Maya language word sikar meaning tobacco.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/cigar   (2648 words)

  
 Bonito - Wikitravel
There is more than one place called Bonito:
Bonito (Mato Grosso do Sul), a city in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
This page was last modified 06:49, 9 March 2006 by Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.
wikitravel.org /en/Bonito   (69 words)

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