Bahia

Bahia

[bah-ee-uh, buh-]
noun
1.
a coastal state of E Brazil. 216,130 sq. mi. (559,700 sq. km). Capital: Salvador.
2.
a former name of Salvador.
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Bahia (bəˈhiːə, Portuguese bəˈiːə)
 
n
1.  a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Salvador. Pop: 13 323 212 (2002). Area: about 562 000 sq km (217 000 sq miles)
2.  the former name of San Salvador

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