Maceió

Maceió, Alagoas, Brasil (masejˈjɔ) is the capital and the largest city of the coastal state Alagoas, Brazil. The name `maceió` is of Indian origin, and designates the naturally spontaneous courses of water which flow out of the soil. Most maceiós flow to the sea, but some get trapped and form lakes (`lagoas`, in Portuguese). There are ple...
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Maceió

Maceió (musāô') , city (1991 pop. 629,041), capital of Alagoas state, E Brazil, on a narrow strip of land between a lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. Its port is at Jaraguá. Industries include sugar refining, metallurgy, textile production, and chemical processing. On the ou...
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