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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Belem, Para, Feliz Lusitania, Santa Maria de Belem, St. Mary of Bethlehemnoun

    port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin


  1. Belémnoun

    State capital of Pará (Brazil).


  1. belem

    As a location name, Belem can refer to two places: 1) Belém is a district in Lisbon, Portugal, known for its rich historical and cultural significance. 2) Belém also refers to a city in northern Brazil, also recognized as a cultural and economic center with historical importance. The term "Belem" doesn't have a general definition in English. Please provide more context for a more accurate definition.


  1. Belem

    Belem is a three-masted barque from France. She was originally a cargo ship, transporting sugar from the West Indies, cocoa, and coffee from Brazil and French Guiana to Nantes, France. By chance she escaped the eruption of the Mount Pelée in Saint-Pierre de la Martinique on 8 May 1902. All Saint Pierre roads were full of vessels, no place to anchor the ship. Captain Julien Chauvelon angrily decided to anchor some miles further on in a beach - sheltered from the exploding volcano. She was sold in 1914 to Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster, who converted her to his private luxurious pleasure yacht, complete with two auxiliary Bolinder Diesel engines 300 HP each. In 1922 she became the property of the beer baron Sir Arthur Ernest Guinness, who renamed her the Fantôme II and revised the rig from a square rigger. Hon. A.E. Guinness was Rear Commodore of the Royal St. George Yacht Club, in Kingstown, Ireland from 1921-1939. He was Vice Commodore from 1940- 1948. Hon. A.E. Guinness took the Fântome II on a great cruise in 1923 with his daughters Aileen, Maureen, and Oonagh. They sailed the seven seas in making a travel round the world via the Panama and Suez Canals including a visit to Spitsbergen. During her approach to Yokohama harbour while sailing the Pacific Ocean the barque managed to escape another catastrophe - an earthquake which destroyed the harbour and parts of Yokohama city. Hon. Arthur E. Guinness died in 1949. The 'Fantome' was moored in the roads of Cowes, Isle of Wight.

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  1. belem

    A town of Portugal, on the right bank of the Tagus, near Lisbon. It is historically interesting as the place from whence Vasco de Gama set sail on his voyage of oriental discovery; it was taken in November, 1807, by the French, the royal family of Portugal embarking from its quay for Brazil as they entered; in 1833, it was occupied by Don Pedro’s troops.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of belém in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of belém in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of belém in a Sentence

  1. Alice Taylor:

    There’s an assumption ... that child marriage ... happens only in the most remote and rural areas of Brazil. But the research shows it happens also in urban areas and in state capitals, like Belem and Sao Luis.

  2. Norsk Hydro:

    The Federal Court in Belem, Brazil, lifted the production embargo on Alunorte under the civil lawsuit on Wednesday ... Alunorte is still subject to a production embargo imposed by the same court in a parallel criminal lawsuit, alunorte is expecting an extension of the civil decision to the criminal case shortly ... (but) will continue to produce at 50% capacity until the production embargo under the criminal case is lifted.

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