A city of southeast Brazil on the Paraíba River northeast of Rio de Janeiro. It was founded in the 1600s.
(place) City in SE Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro state.
Campos Sentence Examples
On the highlands, however, which contain extensive open campos, the climate, though dry and hot, is considered healthy.
On the 13th of February 1880, the minister of war, Dr Carlos Pellegrini, summoned the principal officers connected with the Tiro Nacional, General Bartolome Mitre, his brother Emilio, Colonel Julio Campos, Colonel Hilario Lagos and others, and warned them that as officers of the national army they owed obedience to the national government, and would be severely punished if concerned in any revolutionary outbreak against the constituted authorities.
In October 1900 Dr Manuel Campos Salles, president of Brazil, paid a visit to Buenos Aires, and was received with great demonstrations of friendliness.
South of this the country rises graudally to a high plateau with open campos.
The open campos afford good pasturage, and live stock is largely exported.