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Brasil

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean. It was one of the Insulae Purpuraricae described by Pliny, and so convinced were the early geographers of its existence that they included it in...

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Associação Objeto Brasil (1996)

Edited by Jonathan M. Woodham.

in A Dictionary of Modern Design

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art. 288 words.

The Associação Objeto Brasil, a non-government organization, was established in São Paulo in 1996 with the aim of promoting Brazilian

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Saudades do Brasil

David William Foster.

in São Paulo

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 4973 words.

In 1934, a young French anthropologist, Claude Lévi-Strauss, set out from the French port of Marseilles to assume a position in sociology at the newly formed Universidade de São Paulo. He...

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Brasil

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean. It was one of the Insulae Purpuraricae described by Pliny, and so convinced were the early geographers of its existence that they included it in...

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Brasil

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 5 words.

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Brasil

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 48 words.

Portuguese and Spanish: ethnic name for someone from Brazil.

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Brasil

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 79 words.

a legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean. It was one of the Insulae Purpuraricae described by Pliny, and so

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Hy Brasil

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

In Irish mythology, the name of a magical island situated off the west coast of Ireland.

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Hy Brasil

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 284 words.

[cf. OIr. Í, island; bres, beauty, worth; great, mighty].

Mysterious island, an earthly paradise, once thought to lie

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Pau-Brasil

John Glaves-Smith and Ian Chilvers.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 5 words.

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Hy Brasil

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 136 words.

A magical mythical island off the west coast of Ireland, to the west of the Aran Islands, depicted variously as

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