What is Brazil?

  • (noun): Three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell.
    Synonyms: brazil nut
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Brazil

Brazil i/brəˈzɪl/ (Portuguese: Brasil, ), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: República Federativa do Brasil, listen), is the largest country in South America and in the Latin America region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population with over 193 million people. It is the largest Lusophone country in the world, and the only one in the Americas.

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Vital Brazil - Work
... Under Vital Brazil, it soon became an energetic and exemplary research center in vaccines and sera of all kinds, which were produced locally for the prophylaxis and treatment of tetanus ... Vital Brazil was convinced since his early work at Butantan that envenomations (poisoning by accidents with venomous animals, such as snakes, scorpions, spiders and ... Vital Brazil thus began a series of experimental investigations, and in 1901 he was able to prove that monovalent sera against the Asiatic species were ineffective against South ...
Brazil, Indiana - Area Festivals
... Brazil Rotary’s Annual 4th of July Festival Clay County Popcorn Festival (First Weekend in October) Christmas in the Park Celebration (Day after. 15 Miles SW of Brazil in Clay County ...
Vital Brazil
... Vital Brazil Mineiro da Campanha, known as Vital Brazil ( April 28, 1865 in Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil – May 8, 1950) was a Brazilian physician ...
Mystic, Iowa - History
... By 1893, there were 14 mines in Mystic and 2 in Brazil, just to the south ... It is noteworthy that the terms brass, brazzle and brazil are English dialect terms for pyrite or to coal seams with significant pyrite content and that a shale layer not far above the Mystic coal seam in Mystic and ... Local Assembly 3335 of the Knights of Labor was based in Brazil and had a membership of 75 in 1884 ...
Vital Brazil - Life
... Vital Brazil was born on April 28, 1865, in the town of Campanha, in the state of Minas Gerais, Southeastern Brazil ... Vital Brazil was attracted by medical research in the growing fields of bacteriology, virology and immunology at the end of the 19th century, which were being fueled by the great discoveries in ... Therapy Institute in 1901 and gave its directorship to Vital Brazil ...

More definitions of "Brazil":

  • (noun): The largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter.
    Synonyms: Federative Republic of Brazil, Brasil