[mah-ruh-nyoun] /ˌmɑ rəˈnyãʊ̃/

a state in NE Brazil. 125,312 sq. mi. (324,560 sq. km).
Capital: São Luiz.
/Portuguese marəˈɲ̃ə̃u/
a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: forested and humid in the northwest, with high plateaus in the east and south. Capital: São Luís. Pop: 5 803 224 (2002). Area: 328 666 sq km (128 179 sq miles)


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