See also: ceara, ceará, and ceară

English

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The Brazilian state of Ceará

Etymology

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Borrowed from Portuguese Ceará.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /seɪ.əˈɹɑː/
  • Audio (US):(file)

Proper noun

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Ceará

  1. A state of the Northeast Region, Brazil. Capital: Fortaleza

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Anagrams

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Portuguese

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Ceará

Etymology

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First attested in 1608. Some theories try to explain its origin:[1]

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /se.aˈɾa/, /si.aˈɾa/ [sɪ.aˈɾa], (faster pronunciation) /sjaˈɾa/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /se.aˈɾa/

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Ceará m

  1. A state of the Northeast Region, Brazil. Capital: Fortaleza
    CE (abbreviation)

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References

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  1. ^ João Mendes Júnior (1901 May) “Língua indígena - o nome Ceará”, in Revista Trimensal do Instituto do Ceará[1] (in Portuguese), volume 15, Fortaleza, archived from the original on 2009-03-20, pages 313-318