a state in NE Brazil. 96,860 sq. mi. (250,870 sq. km).
a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: rises to a semiarid plateau, with the more humid Paranaíba valley in the west Capital: Teresina. Pop: 2 898 223 (2002). Area: 250 934 sq km (96 886 sq miles)
[pyah-ve] /ˈpyɑ vɛ/ noun 1. a river in NE Italy, flowing S and SE into the Adriatic. 137 miles (220 km) long. /Italian ˈpjaːve/ noun 1. a river in NE Italy, rising near the border with Austria and flowing south and southeast to the Adriatic: the main line of Italian defence during World War I. […]
[pee-az-uh, -ah-zuh or for 1, 3 especially British, pee-at-suh, -aht-; for 1 also Italian pyaht-tsah] /piˈæz ə, -ˈɑ zə or for 1, 3 especially British, piˈæt sə, -ˈɑt-; for 1 also Italian ˈpyɑt tsɑ/ noun, plural piazzas Italian, piazze [pyaht-tse] /ˈpyɑt tsɛ/ (Show IPA) 1. an open square or public place in a city or […]
[pee-aht-see, -ah-zee; Italian pyaht-tsee] /piˈɑt si, -ˈɑ zi; Italian ˈpyɑt tsi/ noun 1. Giuseppe, 1746–1826, Italian astronomer.
[pahy-buh l] /ˈpaɪ bəl/ noun, Meteorology. 1. the measurement and computation of the speed and direction of winds by theodolitic tracking of a pilot balloon.
(Ezek. 30:17), supposed to mean. “a cat,” or a deity in the form of a cat, worshipped by the Egyptians. It was called by the Greeks Bubastis. The hieroglyphic name is “Pe-bast”, i.e., the house of Bast, the Artemis of the Egyptians. The town of Bubasts was situated on the Pelusian branch, i.e., the easternmost […]