What does guanabara bay mean?

Definitions for guanabara bayˈgwɑ nəˈbɑr ə, ˌgwɑ-

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  1. Guanabara Bay

    Guanabara Bay is an oceanic bay located in Southeast Brazil in the state of Rio de Janeiro. On its western shore lies the city of Rio de Janeiro and Duque de Caxias, and on its eastern shore the cities of Niterói and São Gonçalo. Four other municipalities surround the bay's shores. Guanabara Bay is the second largest bay in area in Brazil, at 412 square kilometres, with a perimeter of 143 kilometres. Guanabara Bay is 31 kilometres long and 28 kilometres wide at its maximum. Its 1.5 kilometres wide mouth is flanked at the eastern tip by the Pico do Papagaio and the western tip by Pão de Açúcar. The name Guanabara comes from the Tupi language, goanã-pará, from gwa "bay", plus nã "similar to" and ba'ra "sea". Traditionally, it is also translated as "the bosom of sea."


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guanabara bay in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guanabara bay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paulo Saldiva:

    A lot of attention has been paid to Rio's water pollution, but far more people die because of air pollution than the water, you are not obligated to drink water from Guanabara Bay but you must breathe Rio's air.

  2. Tom Burton:

    We were there in March and there were some floods and that made it really quite bad, a lot of the rubbish was getting washed out into Guanabara Bay. You ’d come across couches and bits and pieces of trees. It was quite bad.

  3. Tom Burton:

    It’s very complex with the tide and the current, together with the shifting winds inside Guanabara Bay, and having big mountains surrounding it, like Sugarloaf, it’s quite complex, only having one day on each of the courses, you’ve really got to perform.

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