geographical name

Pa·​ra·​í·​ba ˌper-ə-ˈē-bə How to pronounce Paraíba (audio)
or Paraíba do Norte river about 180 miles (290 kilometers) long in northeastern Brazil flowing east into the Atlantic Ocean
or Paraíba do Sul river about 600 miles (965 kilometers) long in southeastern Brazil flowing northeast into the Atlantic Ocean
state of northeastern Brazil bordering on the Atlantic Ocean; capital João Pessoa area 21,803 square miles (56,470 square kilometers), population 3,766,528

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“Paraíba.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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