Jaboatão

geographical name
Ja·​boa·​tão | \ ˌzhä-bwä-ˈtau̇n How to pronounce Jaboatão (audio) \
variants: or in full Jaboatão dos Guararapes \ -​düz-​ˌgwä-​rä-​ˈrä-​pēs How to pronounce Jaboatão dos Guararapes (audio) \

Definition of Jaboatão

city on the western edge of Recife in the state of Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil population 638,000

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