Belo Horizonte

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Minas Gerais

[mee-nuhs zhi-rahys]
noun
a state in E Brazil. 224,701 sq. mi. (581,975 sq. km). Capital: Belo Horizonte.
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Belo Horizonte (Portuguese ˈbɛːloriˈzõːntə)
 
n
a city in SE Brazil, the capital of Minas Gerais state. Pop: 5 304 000 (2005 est)

Minas Gerais (Portuguese ˈminaʒ ʒəˈraiʒ)
 
n
an inland state of E Brazil: situated on the high plateau of the Brazilian Highlands; large reserves of iron ore and manganese. Capital: Belo Horizonte. Pop: 18 343 517 (2002). Area: 587 172 sq km (226 707 sq miles)

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