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a republic in South America. 3,286,170 sq. mi. (8,511,180 sq. km).
Capital: Brasília.
the process of removing all or almost all pubic and other hair in the pelvic area by applying hot wax.
Contemporary Examples

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A Brazilian Straight Pride Day? Mac Margolis August 4, 2011
Brazil’s Soccer Star a Murderer? Dom Phillips July 4, 2010
Brazil’s Wedding Massacre Dom Phillips December 27, 2010
Germany Humiliates World Cup Host Brazil 7-1 in Semifinal Slaughter Tunku Varadarajan July 7, 2014

Historical Examples

A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public Frank Bertram Wade
Fairy Tales from Brazil Elsie Spicer Eells
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various
Fairy Tales from Brazil Elsie Spicer Eells
Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Grover Cleveland

of or relating to Brazil or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Brazil
Also called brazil wood. the red wood obtained from various tropical leguminous trees of the genus Caesalpinia, such as C. echinata of America: used for cabinetwork
the red or purple dye extracted from any of these woods See also brazilin
short for brazil nut
a republic in South America, comprising about half the area and half the population of South America: colonized by the Portuguese from 1500 onwards; became independent in 1822 and a republic in 1889; consists chiefly of the tropical Amazon basin in the north, semiarid scrub in the northeast, and a vast central tableland; an important producer of coffee and minerals, esp iron ore. Official language: Portuguese. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: real. Capital: Brasília. Pop: 201 009 622 (2013 est). Area: 8 511 957 sq km (3 286 470 sq miles)
Word Origin

Note: The largest of the Latin-American countries, Brazil occupies almost half of South America.

Note: It is the world’s leading coffee exporter.

Note: The only country in South America whose history was dominated by Portugal; it is the largest Portuguese-speaking country in the world.


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    noun the act or instance of removing all or almost all of a woman’s pubic hair for cosmetic reasons noun

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    a green variety of tourmaline used as a gem: not a true emerald. a pale yellowish-green beryl too light to be classified as a true emerald.

  • Brazilian-firecracker

    a tropical American twining plant, Manettia inflata, of the madder family, having opposite, lance-shaped leaves and a red, tubular flower with yellow tips, grown in the southern U.S. as a trellis plant.

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    a Brazilian shrub, Psidium guineense, of the myrtle family, having white-fleshed, greenish-yellow, bitter fruit.

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