from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southeast Brazil southwest of São Paulo. It was founded in 1654 but did not grow rapidly until the late 19th and early 20th centuries when German, Italian, and Slavic immigrants began to develop the surrounding area. Population: 1,760,000.
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- proper n. State capital of Paraná (Brazil) and the largest city in southern Brazil.
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- n. a city in southeastern Brazil
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The irony of Lerner’s work in Curitiba is that the more well-designed and pleasant he made the city, the more internal migrants it attracted, and those migrants brought pollution and mess to the city’s periphery. dma Says:
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