[zhoo-oun pe-saw-uh] /ʒʊˈãʊ̃ pɛˈsɔ ə/
a seaport in NE Brazil.
[par-uh-ee-buh; Portuguese pah-rah-ee-bah] /ˌpær əˈi bə; Portuguese ˌpɑ rɑˈi bɑ/
a state in E Brazil. 21,760 sq. mi. (56,360 sq. km).
Capital: João Pessoa.
/Portuguese ˈʒuəum peˈsoa/
a port in NE Brazil, capital of Paraíba state. Pop: 931 000 (2005 est)
a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a coastal strip, with hills and plains inland; irrigated agriculture. Capital: João Pessoa. Pop: 3 494 893 (2002). Area: 56 371 sq km (21 765 sq miles)
Also called Paraíba do Sul (ˈduː sul). a river in SE Brazil, flowing southwest and then northeast to the Atlantic near Campos. Length: 1060 km (660 miles)
Also called Paraíba do Norte (ˈduː ˈnɔrtə). a river in NE Brazil, in Paraíba state, flowing northeast and east to the Atlantic. Length: 386 km (240 miles)
the former name (until 1930) of João Pessoa
[joh-ash] /ˈdʒoʊ æʃ/ noun 1. a king of Judah, reigned 837?–800? b.c., successor of Athaliah. II Kings 13:10–13. whom Jehovah bestowed. (1.) A contracted form of Jehoash, the father of Gideon (Judg. 6:11, 29; 8:13, 29, 32). (2.) One of the Benjamite archers who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:3). (3.) One of King […]
[job] /dʒɒb/ noun 1. a piece of work, especially a specific task done as part of the routine of one’s occupation or for an agreed price: She gave him the job of mowing the lawn. 2. a post of employment; full-time or part-time position: She was seeking a job as an editor. 3. anything a […]
dweller in the desert. (1.) One of the sons of Joktan, and founder of an Arabian tribe (Gen. 10:29). (2.) King of Edom, succeeded Bela (Gen. 36:33, 34). (3.) A Canaanitish king (Josh. 11:1) who joined the confederacy against Joshua.
noun 1. any means, as a work slowdown, of organized protest or pressure by employees to win some goal or gain from their employers.