Rio de Janeiro

  1. the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction
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How To Use Rio de Janeiro In A Sentence

  • The jet was on a night flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris.
  • Marcelo Feitosa A competitor in the World Military Games in Rio de Janeiro prepares for the flying portion of the aeronautical pentathlon, one of the world's most obscure sports. A Strange Sports Medley
  • Their police car was cruising along one of the main roads in Rio de Janeiro's North Zone on Wednesday evening when it was ambushed.
  • In Brazil, TAM has asked the civil aviation authority, ANAC, for another flight between Rio de Janeiro and New York, although the company didn't say whether this was requested before or after the signing of the new agreement. U.S., Brazilian Airlines Plot More Routes
  • I thought that untidiness and dirtiness were the characteristics of cities in some underdeveloped country of the past, like Calcutta, Bombay, Rio de Janeiro or elsewhere, but not here in Australia.
  • Landslides cut off roads into the treacherous mountain region around Rio de Janeiro, which is famed as a tourist spot and site of the former imperial city of Petropolis. Rains Kill at Least 257 Across Brazil
  • The most immediate and perhaps one of the most significant results of Our Common Future was the organization of the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), also known as the Earth Summit, which gathered many heads of state in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 1
  • The port was very similar to Porto Alegre, although slightly larger because it was closer to Rio de Janeiro. Larger Than Lyfe
  • Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, respectively, are Brazil's three biggest cities. Brazil Auctions Rights to Airport
  • He followed his London 2012 success by helping Rio de Janeiro win the 2016 Olympics and, most contentiously, masterminded Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid victory. Mike Lee: 'Football and athletics don't work as a combination'
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