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Brazil is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population.[10] It is the largest lusophone country in the world, and the only one in the Americas.

Category: Geography

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A Brazilian dance of African origin with a basic pattern of step-close-step-close and characterized by a dip and spring upward at each beat of the music .

Domain: Dance; Category: African-American

Comando Vermelho (Portuguese for Red Command) is a major Brazilian criminal organization engaged primarily in arms and drug trafficking. The group was formed in 1979 when a collection of ordinary ...

Domain: People; Category: Criminals

Frevo is a wide range of musical styles originating from Recife and Olinda, Pernambuco, Brazil, all of which are traditionally associated with Brazilian Carnival. The word frevo is said to come from ...

Domain: Music; Category: General music

A favela is the term for a slum in Brazil, most often within urban areas. The first favelas appeared in the late 19th century and were built by soldiers who had nowhere to live. Some of the first ...

Domain: Geography; Category: Cities & towns

Carnival is popular all over Brazil, but traditionally it is much bigger in the big metropoles like Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo and the Northeast of the country. Rio and Sao Paulo have huge ...

Domain: Dance; Category: African-American

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