favela

Pavão-Pavãozinho favela, Rio

Pavão-Pavãozinho favela, Rio de Janeiro

favela

/ fəˈvɛlə / noun

a poor area of a Brazilian city, with many small, cheaply built houses standing close together:
She had a hard upbringing in one of the poorest favelas in Rio.

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Fluminense

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the Fluminense coastline

Fluminense

/ flumᵻˈnɛnsi / noun

Fluminense is a person who was born in or lives in the state of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil:
Most Fluminenses live in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Fluminense is also an adjective:
The Fluminense coastline is a great place to go surfing.

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