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Goiânia

[goi-ah-nee-uh] /gɔɪˈɑ ni ə/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Goiás, in central Brazil, SW of Brasília.

Goiás

[goi-ahs] /gɔɪˈɑs/
noun
1.
a state in central Brazil. 247,826 sq. mi. (641,870 sq. km).
Capital: Goiânia.
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Goiânia

/ɡɔɪˈɑːnɪə; Portuguese ɡoˈjənja/
noun
1.
a city in central Brazil, capital of Goiás state: planned in 1933 to replace the old capital, Goiás; two universities. Pop: 1 878 000 (2005 est)

Goiás

/Portuguese ɡɔˈjas/
noun
1.
a state of central Brazil, in the Brazilian Highlands: contains Brasília, the capital of Brazil. Capital: Goiânia. Pop: 5 210 335 (2002). Area: 341 289 sq km (131 772 sq miles)
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