Brazil

geographical name Bra·zil \brə-ˈzil\
variants: or Portuguese

Brasil

\brə-ˈzil\play

Definition of Brazil

  1. 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 about 3,280,000 square miles (8,495,200 square kilometers), population 190,732,694

Brazilian

play \brə-ˈzil-yən\ adj or noun

BRAZIL Defined for English Language Learners

Brazil

geographical name Bra·zil \brə-ˈzil\

Definition of Brazil for English Language Learners

  • : country in South America



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