Brasil [Portuguese bruh-zeel; Spanish brah-seel] Examples noun

  1. Brazil. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for brasil Historical Examples of brasil

  • Brasil wood, which has a quality superior to that of Campeachy.

    The History of Louisiana

    Le Page Du Pratz

  • The latter has not, however, multiplied so fast at Brasil as the sheep.

    Buffon’s Natural History. Volume VII (of 10)

    Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon

  • Sailing from Corunna, and passing by the Canaries, they came to the coast of Brasil, where they discovered an island in lat.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. II

    Robert Kerr

  • Brasil, s. dye made from a certain dye-wood (see note), B 4649.

    Chaucer’s Works, Volume 6 (of 7) — Introduction, Glossary, and Indexes

    Geoffrey Chaucer

  • And being this distance from the same, thou shall cast about the other way towards Brasil, and the wind will be large.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Volume XIV (of 16)

    Richard Hakluyt

  • British Dictionary definitions for brasil brasil noun

    1. a variant spelling of brazil

    Brasil noun

    1. the Portuguese spelling of Brazil

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