See also: contenda

Portuguese

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Etymology

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From contenda (contention; struggle), after a local river. Alternatively, after a feud between two local families.[1]

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Contenda f

  1. Contenda (a town and municipality of Paraná, Brazil)

References

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  1. ^ 2006, João Carlos Vicente Ferreira, Municípios paranaenses: origens e significados de seus nomes.