Manáos or Ma·naus [mah-nous] Examples noun
- 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
- 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.
We may learn at Manaos, where there is also a chance for letters for us, and American papers.
What more could she have learned in a convent at Manaos or Belem?
Take this letter, then, my friend, and deliver it at Manaos.
Such is Manaos, which, for the benefit of the reader, it was necessary to sketch.
British Dictionary definitions for manaos Amazonas noun
- 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)
- a variant spelling of Manaus