Meaning of Pernambuco

Per•nam•bu•co

Pronunciation: (pûr"num-by'kō, -b'- Port. per"näm-b'k&oobreve), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in NE Brazil. 6,240,836; 38,000 sq. mi. (98,420 sq. km). Cap.: Recife.
  2. former name of
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