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Campinas

[kam-pee-nuh s; Portuguese kahn-pee-nuh s] /kæmˈpi nəs; Portuguese kɑ̃ˈpi nəs/
noun
1.
a city in SE Brazil, NNW of São Paulo.
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  • The oldest coffee-growing district in São Paulo is Campinas.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • Branch offices are maintained at Rio de Janeiro, Campinas, and in other cities in coffee-growing countries.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • The mountain-glens were filled with long droves of cattle and flocks of sheep from the Campinas of Medina Sidonia.

  • The Bourbons grown in the Campinas district often have a red center.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
British Dictionary definitions for Campinas

Campinas

/kæmˈpiːnəs; Portuguese kəmˈpiːnəʃ/
noun
1.
a city in SE Brazil, in São Paulo state: centre of a rich agricultural region, producing esp coffee. Pop: 2 640 000 (2005 est)
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