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(ˌpɜːnəmˈbjuːkəʊ; Portuguese pernəmˈbuku)
1. (Placename) a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a humid coastal plain rising to a high inland plateau. Capital: Recife. Pop: 8 084 667 (2002). Area: 98 280 sq km (37 946 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the former name of Recife
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(ˌpɜr nəmˈbu koʊ)

1. a state in NE Brazil. 7,404,559; 38,000 sq. mi. (98,420 sq. km). Cap.: Recife.
2. former name of Recife.
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Noun1.Pernambuco - a port city of northeastern Brazil on the AtlanticPernambuco - a port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - 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
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Helena -- History of the changes in the Vegetation -- Cause of the extinction of Land-shells -- Ascension -- Variation in the imported Rats -- Volcanic Bombs -- Beds of Infusoria -- Bahia -- Brazil -- Splendour of Tropical Scenery -- Pernambuco -- Singular Reef -- Slavery -- Return to England -- Retrospect on our Voyage.
Unfavourable winds, however, delayed us, and on the 12th we ran into Pernambuco, -- a large city on the coast of Brazil, in latitude 8 degs.
Pernambuco is built on some narrow and low sand-banks, which are separated from each other by shoal channels of salt water.
Canadian Solar has secured a 295 million Brazilian reais, or $80M, financing from Banco do Nordeste for its 114 MWp Salgueiro solar power project in the northeast state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
This work aims to identify and analyze the systemic relationships that ensure sustainability of the Food Bank Program of SESC in the state of Pernambuco. To achieve this goal, a systematic analysis was carried out using program managerial information such as donations volume and number of recipient institutions, a field survey with the actors comprising the food bank as well as reading and analysis of academic documents on mechanisms to fight hunger and food insecurity.
The bird migration in the State of Pernambuco is a well documented phenomenon with some studies in the coastal region (Azevedo-Junior, 1992, 1999; Azevedo-Junior et al., 2001; Azevedo-Junior and Larrazabal, 2002; Telino-Junior et al., 2003) and in the Caatinga domain (Pereira and Azevedo-Junior, 2013).
A vontade de realizar este ensaio se deu a partir da pesquisa "Microcefalia, deficiencia e cuidados: um estudo antropologico sobre os impactos da sindrome congenita do virus Zika no estado de Pernambuco", realizada com a professora Soraya Fleischer em abril de 2017, em que eu fui assistente.