Manáos









Manáos


Manáos or Ma·naus [mah-nous] Examples noun

  1. a port in and the capital of Amazonas, in N Brazil, on the Río Negro near its confluence with the Amazon: about 1000 miles (1600 km) from the Atlantic but accessible to some ocean trade.

Amazonas [am-uh-zoh-nuh s] noun

  1. a state in NW Brazil. 601,769 sq. mi. (1,558,582 sq. km). Capital: Manáos.

Examples from the Web for manaos Historical Examples of manaos

  • Here, too, lived the Manaos Indians, who so long resisted the Portuguese.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers

    Jules Verne

  • We may learn at Manaos, where there is also a chance for letters for us, and American papers.

    The Letters of William James, Vol. 1

    William James

  • What more could she have learned in a convent at Manaos or Belem?

    Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

    Jules Verne

  • Take this letter, then, my friend, and deliver it at Manaos.

    Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

    Jules Verne

  • Such is Manaos, which, for the benefit of the reader, it was necessary to sketch.

    Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

    Jules Verne

  • British Dictionary definitions for manaos Amazonas noun

    1. a state of W Brazil, consisting of the central Amazon basin: vast areas of unexplored tropical rainforest. Capital: Manaus. Pop: 2 961 801 (2002). Area: 1 542 277 sq km (595 474 sq miles)

    Manáos noun

    1. a variant spelling of Manaus

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