Braz

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See also: braz, brąz, and Braz.

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Braz

  1. Abbreviation of Brazil.

Adjective[edit]

Braz (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of Brazilian.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Portuguese Brás

Proper noun[edit]

Braz m

  1. District of São Paulo, Brazil (Brás in Portuguese).
    • 1955, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Tristes Tropiques, 1993 ed., Plon, ISBN 978-2-259-00359-1 Invalid ISBN, chap. XI, p. 109
      Sur le talus descendant vers le Tamanduatehy et qui domine les quartiers populaires du Braz et de la Penha, subsistaient encore en 1935 quelques ruelles provinciales et des largos : places carrées et herbues, entourées de maisons basses à toit de tuiles et à petites fenêtres grillagées, peintes à la chaux, [...]
      — On the slope which leads down to the Tamanduatehy and overlooks the working-class districts of Braz and Penha, there still remained, in 1935, a few small provinvial streets and largos, grassy squares surrounded by low, tiled and whitewashed houses with small barred windows. — 1973, John & Doreen Weightman (trans.), Tristes Tropiques, 2011 ed., Penguin Books, ISBN 978-0-14-197073-8