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Florianópolis

[flawr-ee-uh-nop-uh-lis, flohr-; Portuguese flaw-ryuh-naw-poo-lees] /ˌflɔr i əˈnɒp ə lɪs, ˌfloʊr-; Portuguese ˌflɔ ryəˈnɔ pʊˌlis/
noun
1.
a seaport in and the capital of Santa Catarina state, on an island off the S coast of Brazil.
Formerly Desterro.

Santa Catarina

[san-tuh kat-uh-ree-nuh; Portuguese sahn-tuh kah-tuh-ree-nuh] /ˈsæn tə ˌkæt əˈri nə; Portuguese ˈsɑ̃ tə ˌkɑ təˈri nə/
noun
1.
a state in S Brazil. 36,856 sq. mi. (95,455 sq. km).
Capital: Florianópolis.
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Florianópolis

/Portuguese floriəˈnɔpulis/
noun
1.
a port in S Brazil, capital of Santa Catarina state, on the W coast of Santa Catarina Island. Pop: 884 000 (2005 est)

Santa Catarina

/Portuguese ˈsantə kətəˈrinə/
noun
1.
a state of S Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists chiefly of the Great Escarpment. Capital: Florianópolis. Pop: 5 527 707 (2002). Area: 95 985 sq km (37 060 sq miles)
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