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Bahia

(bäē`yə), state (1991 pop. 11,867,991), 216,612 sq mi (559,921 sq km), E Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. SalvadorSalvador
or Bahia
, formerly São Salvador
, city (1991 pop. 2,075,273), capital of Bahia state, E Brazil, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the commercial center of a fertile crescent (the Recôncavo
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 (also called Bahia) is the capital.

Bahia,

city, Brazil: see SalvadorSalvador
or Bahia
, formerly São Salvador
, city (1991 pop. 2,075,273), capital of Bahia state, E Brazil, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the commercial center of a fertile crescent (the Recôncavo
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, Brazil.

Bahia

1. a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Salvador. Pop.: 13 323 212 (2002). Area: about 562 000 sq. km (217 000 sq. miles)
2. the former name of San Salvador
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Bahia was first based in the nearby Forbes Buildings, also on Linthorpe Road, before the move.
The inspiration for these trips began in 1992, when Grauer students visiting a local college course in marine biology met a couple from Bahia de Los Angeles who conducted turtle research for the Mexican government, tracking migration patterns and population degeneration, and the students were invited to help with the research.
The work on Bahia, led by Charles Wagley and several of his graduate students in collaboration with Bahians, however, resulted in three community studies that repeated Pierson's "curiously optimistic assessments of race relations" even as they documented extensive racial prejudice (p.
The unveiling at Quito's Swissotel was part of a campaign kickoff to promote Bahia as the newest, must-see eco-tourism hotspot.
The master plan area is divided into two; coastal Bahia, located on the coast, and Bahia and Shahama intersected by highways.
Lebanon's Popular Nasserite Organization (PNO) in northern Lebanon has accused Future MP Bahia al-Hariri of distributing weapons to her supporters in Sidon, in southern Lebanon, causing tensions to rise between the Future Movement, headed by Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri (Bahia al-Hariri's nephew), and the Popular Nasserite Organization, led by Osama Saad, the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Saturday.
St Regis Hotels and Resorts, a US-based hospitality company and a part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc (NYSE: HOT), has announced opening of St Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico.
At a time when most people of his age would like to settle down, safely ensconced in the material comforts of their homes, Bahia wanted to try out what he loved doing the most -- restarting a career in motorsports.
As Mr Bahia arrived at the Costcutter shop he has run for 12 years, Sheena pounced, stabbing him in the stomach, thigh and hand and telling him he was going to die.
Initially TAM will have sales stands inside Casas Bahia stores in Praca Ramos, Vila Nova Cachoeirinha and Sao Mateus in Sao Paulo where it will be possible to buy tickets in up to 12 instalments using the ItauCard/TAM card, the Casas Bahia credit card or Visa and Mastercards.
Mr Penna said "We have the full support of the state and federal governments to develop this area, adding that the operation will create new opportunities in the region and boost development in Bahia, where GDP is low compared to other Brazilian states.
A total of 684 specimens were sampled at monthly intervals from February 2007 to January 2008 at Bahia de La Paz and Bahia Magdalena, Baja California Sur, Mexico.