Recife

geographical name Re·ci·fe \ ri-ˈsē-fē \
variants: or formerly Pernambuco play \ˌpər-nəm-ˈbü-(ˌ)kō, -ˈbyü-; ˌper-nəm-ˈbü-(ˌ)kü\

Definition of Recife

city and port at the mouth of a river in northeastern Brazil; capital of Pernambuco state population 1,537,704

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