- a state of W Brazil, consisting of the central Amazon basin: vast areas of unexplored
tropical rainforest. Capital: Manaus. Pop: 2 961 801 (2002). Area: 1 542 277 sq km
(595 474 sq miles)
Example Sentences Including 'Amazonas'
The Amazonas Philharmonic will be led by Brazilian conductor Luiz Fernando Malheiro.
The two bodies were taken to the city morgue of Iquitos, the capital of Amazonas province.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
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