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Fortaleza

[fawr-tl-ey-zuh; Portuguese fawr-tuh-le-zuh] /ˌfɔr tlˈeɪ zə; Portuguese ˌfɔr təˈlɛ zə/
noun
1.
a seaport in NE Brazil.
Also called Ceará.
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Fortaleza

/Portuguese fortaˈleza/
noun
1.
a port in NE Brazil, capital of Ceará state. Pop: 3 261 000 (2005 est) Also called Ceará
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