Sentence Examples

  • He landed at the Recife, the port of Pernambuco, and the chief stronghold of the Dutch, in January 1637.
  • With the assistance of the famous architect, Pieter Post of Haarlem, he transformed the Recife by building a new town adorned with splendid public edifices and gardens, which was called after his name Mauritstad.
  • On the east side of Cape Recife, being by sea 436 m.
  • RECIFE, or Pernambuco, a city and seaport of Brazil, capital of the state of Pernambuco, in 8° 3 S.
  • Recife is frequently called the "Venice of America"; it is at the mouths of the rivers Beberibe and Capibaribe which unite to form a small lagoon or bay inside the sea beach.

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