Rio-branco



a city in W Brazil.
a state in W Brazil. 58,900 sq. mi. (152,550 sq. km).
Capital: Rio Branco.
a seaport in NW Israel: besieged and captured by Crusaders 1191.
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noun
a unit of area used in certain English-speaking countries, equal to 4840 square yards or 4046.86 square metres
(pl)

land, esp a large area
(informal) a large amount: he has acres of space in his room

(NZ) farm the long acre, to graze cows on the verge of a road
noun
(ˈɑːkrə). a state of W Brazil: mostly unexplored tropical forests; acquired from Bolivia in 1903. Capital: Rio Branco. Pop: 586 942 (2002). Area: 152 589 sq km (58 899 sq miles)
(ˈeɪkə; ˈɑːkə). a city and port in N Israel, strategically situated on the Bay of Acre in the E Mediterranean: taken and retaken during the Crusades (1104, 1187, 1191, 1291), taken by the Turks (1517), by Egypt (1832), and by the Turks again (1839). Pop: 45 600 (2001) Old Testament name Accho (ɑːˈkəʊ) Arabic name `Akka (ɑːˈkɑː) Hebrew name `Akko (ɑːˈkəʊ)
noun
a city in W Brazil, capital of Acre state. Pop: 261 000 (2005 est)
a river in Brazil, flowing south to the Rio Negro. Length: 644 km (400 miles)
n.
acre
(ā’kər)
A unit of area in the US Customary System, used in land and sea floor measurement and equal to 43,560 square feet or 4,047 square meters.

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