Belem

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Belem port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin
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Usage

In literature:

What more could she have learned in a convent at Manaos or Belem?
"Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon" by Jules Verne
The royal family were at the palace of Belem when this tremendous calamity occurred.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXLV. July, 1844. Vol. LVI." by Various
The wind caught him and whirled him along towards Beleme cliffs.
"Pearl of Pearl Island" by John Oxenham
On his arrival at Lisbon, he suffered a short imprisonment in the tower of Belem.
"Journal of a Voyage to Brazil" by Maria Graham
Belem, Frankland sails from, 53.
"The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees" by Mary Caroline Crawford
Early on November 6th the steamer proceeded on her way to Belem (Para).
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
You must come down to Belem Castle; Mrs Willemott will receive you with pleasure, I'm sure.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
When we had exhausted the Avenida I suggested going on to Belem.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
Belem also possessed splendid treasures, among them a cross of silver filigree and jewels which is still preserved.
"Portuguese Architecture" by Walter Crum Watson
You must come down to Belem Castle; Mrs Willemott will receive you with pleasure, I'm sure.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat
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In news:

Two daughters, Belem Ibarra and Abigail Ibarra, both of Purdy.
La Em Casa, 247 Avenida Governador Jose Malcher, (55-91) 223-1212) is the starting point for anyone exploring Belem's traditional cuisine.
Its owner and chef, Paulo Martins, was the first to raise Belem's home cooking to white-tablecloth level.
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