Brazil

geographical name
Bra·​zil | \ brə-ˈzil How to pronounce Brazil (audio) \
variants: or Portuguese Brasil

Definition of Brazil

country extending from north of the Equator to south of the Tropic of Capricorn in eastern South America, the continent's largest and most populous nation; a federal republic; capital Brasília area 3,287,957 square miles (8,515,770 square kilometers), population 208,847,000

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Brazilian \ brə-​ˈzil-​yən How to pronounce Brazilian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Brazil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brazil. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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