Copacabana

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese

Proper noun[edit]

Copacabana

  1. A district of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  2. the main beach in Rio de Janeiro, located in the eponymous district
  3. (figuratively) a beached area known for partying.
    2007, The Times - Sand storm - Plans to turn Birmingham into St Tropez have gone awry
    just as it was when the city was run by the great Victorian, Joseph Chamberlain, whose square will be turned into the Copacabana of the West Midlands.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Copa (abbreviation)

Derived terms[edit]

  • Copa (abbreviation)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Copacabana

Proper noun[edit]

Copacabana

  1. Copacabana (municipality in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aymara Kotakawana (God of Fertility)

Proper noun[edit]

Copacabana ?

  1. A town on Lake Titicaca in Bolivia