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[puh-rair-uh for 1; Spanish pe-rey-rah for 2] /pəˈrɛər ə for 1; Spanish pɛˈreɪ rɑ for 2/
Irene Rice, 1907–71, U.S. artist.
a city in W Colombia. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Evidently Vrouw Prinsloo had found herself unable to keep secret such an example of the villainy of her aversion, Pereira.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • The remainder of Pereira's term of office passed in comparative tranquillity.

    Uruguay W. H. Koebel
  • Pereira afterwards became royal interpreter and member of the Royal Society in London.

  • According to Dr Pereira, its principal value is that of an anti-spasmodic.

  • And pray why does this Two-faces, whom we name Pereira, desire that I should be killed?

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • "Come, stop that, friend Pierre," said Pereira suspiciously.

    The People Of The Mist H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for Pereira


/Spanish peˈrɛira/
a town in W central Colombia: cattle trading and coffee processing. Pop: 656 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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