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RIO DE JANEIRO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Rio de Janeiro mean? 

RIO DE JANEIRO (noun)
  The noun RIO DE JANEIRO has 1 sense:

1. the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction

  Familiarity information: RIO DE JANEIRO used as a noun is very rare.


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RIO DE JANEIRO (noun)


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Meaning:

The former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Rio; Rio de Janeiro

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Meronyms (members of "Rio de Janeiro"):

Carioca (a native or inhabitant of Rio de Janeiro)

Holonyms ("Rio de Janeiro" is a part of...):

Brasil; Brazil; Federative Republic of Brazil (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)


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