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Originally appearing in Volume V23, Page 353 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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XXI11. 12RIO DE. JANEIRO 35.a the state at the mouth of the Macahe river whose original anchorage has been filled with silt, and that of Imbetiba; in the vicinity, with which it is connected by tramway, is now used by vessels both for the town and the Macahe and Campos railway; Barra do Pirahy (775o), an important station and junction of the Central do Brazil railway on the N. side of the Serra do Mar, with large manufacturing and commercial interests; Parahyba do Sul (7343), in a fertile, long-settled district in the N.E. part of the state; Marica (10,373); Cabo Frio (10,382); Pirahy (10,429); Saquarema (12,489); Nova Friburgo (9857),; and Araruama (9087).
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