follow Dictionary.com

What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

Recife

[ruh-see-fuh] /rəˈsi fə/
noun
1.
a seaport in and the capital of Pernambuco province, in NE Brazil.
Formerly Pernambuco.

Pernambuco

[pur-nuh m-byoo-koh, -boo-; Portuguese per-nahm-boo-koo] /ˌpɜr nəmˈbyu koʊ, -ˈbu-; Portuguese ˌpɛr nɑmˈbu kʊ/
noun
1.
a state in NE Brazil. 38,000 sq. mi. (98,420 sq. km).
Capital: Recife.
2.
former name of Recife.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for Recife
British Dictionary definitions for Recife

Recife

/rɛˈsiːfə/
noun
1.
a port at the easternmost point of Brazil on the Atlantic: capital of Pernambuco state; built partly on an island, with many waterways and bridges. Pop: 3 527 000 (2005 est) Former name Pernambuco

Pernambuco

/ˌpɜːnəmˈbjuːkəʊ; Portuguese pernəmˈbuku/
noun
1.
a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a humid coastal plain rising to a high inland plateau. Capital: Recife. Pop: 8 084 667 (2002). Area: 98 280 sq km (37 946 sq miles)
2.
the former name of Recife
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Recife

Most English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Recife

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends