Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: brazil
IPA transcription: [bɹəz'ɪl]
Pronunciations of brazil
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Brazil, Federative_Republic_of_Brazil, Brasil
    Meaning: 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
Usage examples
  • One day Dom Pedro, the Emperor of Brazil, who knew Mr. Bell personally, came in.
  • The details of his many voyages throughout the whole north of Brazil afforded him numerous subjects to talk about.
  • When a stranger enters, he is invited to sit in a hammock; and at Santa Rosa we were always presented with a cup of guayusa; in Brazil with a cup of coffee.
  • Setting sail on the 22nd July, 1586, he passed by the Canaries, and landed at Sierra Leone, which town he attacked and plundered; then, sailing again, he crossed the Atlantic, sighted Cape Sebastian in Brazil, sailed along the coast of Patagonia, and arrived on the 27th November at Port Desire.
  • Assailed by fearful hurricanes in the Strait of Magellan, Cavendish was obliged to go back, after having seen himself deserted by three of his ships. The want of fresh provisions, the cold, and the privations of all kinds which he underwent, and which had decimated his crew, forced him to return northwards along the coast of Brazil, where the Portuguese opposed every attempt at landing.
  • If we consider only the biological facts concerning some one group of animals it is not only easy but inevitable to conclude that its distribution must be accounted for by the existence of some former direct land bridge extending, for instance, between Patagonia and Australia, or between Brazil and South Africa, or between the West Indies and the Mediterranean, or between a part of the Andean region and northeastern Asia.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording George Washington, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Bidet, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording University of Brasília, License CC BY-SA 4.0
3. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Avril Lavigne, License CC BY-SA 4.0
4. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Rosary, License CC BY-SA 4.0