How to use Brazilians in a sentence
The Brazilians were defeated, notably at Ituzaingo, and in 1827 the war issued in the independence of Uruguay.
Seven years before the passing of this act the emperor, whose influence had always been exerted in favour of freedom, had liberated his private slaves, and many Brazilians after 1871 followed his example.
And even then, because of the insufficient number of Brazilian vessels it was provided in the regulations that foreign vessels could be enrolled in that trade by using the Brazilian flag and employing a certain proportion of Brazilians on the crew.
One of the purposes of this restrictive provision was that of creating a national merchant marine, but the disinclination of Brazilians for maritime pursuits has been a serious obstacle to its realization.
The naval school, which has always enjoyed a high reputation among Brazilians, is situated on the island of Enxadas in the bay of Rio de Janeiro.Advertisement
Although Brazil had now become in fact the head of its own mother country, the government was not in the hands of Brazilians, but of the Portuguese, who had followed the court.
The discontent arising among Brazilians from this cause was heightened by a decree assigning a heavy tax on the chief Brazilian custom houses, to be in operation for forty years, for the benefit of the Portuguese noblemen who had suffered during the war with France.
In Rio, the Portuguese troops with which the king had surrounded himself as the defence against the liberal spirit of the Brazilians, took up arms on the 26th of February 1821, to force him to accept the system proclaimed in Portugal.
An insulting decree was passed in the Cortes, ordering the prince Dom Pedro to come to Europe, which filled the Brazilians with alarm; they foresaw that without a central authority the country would fall back to its former colonial state subject to Portugal.
The Portuguese troops of the capital at first assumed a coercive attitude, but were forced to give way before the ardour and military preparations of the Brazilians, and submitted to embark for Portugal.Advertisement
But the city was vigorously besieged by the Brazilians by land, and finally the Portuguese were obliged to re-embark on the 2nd of July 1823.
The Brazilians were universally discontented - on one side fearing absolutism if they supported the emperor, on the other anarchy if he fell.
So strong was the natural position of Paraguay, however, and so complete the subjection of its inhabitants to the will of the dictator, that it was not until the year 1870, after the republic had been completely drained of its manhood and resources, that the long war was terminated by the capture and death of Lopez with his last handful of men by the pursuing Brazilians.
Unostentatious in his habits, Dom Pedro always had at heart the true interests of the Brazilians.
The older class of more conservative Brazilians, who had formerly taken part in the administration under the emperor, withdrew altogether from public life.Advertisement
This policy received the approval and sympathy of the majority of Brazilians, but naturally met with bitter opposition from the military element.
After 1803 they lived at peace with the Brazilians, and many are civilized.
P. Kidder, Brazil and the Brazilians (9th ed., Boston, 1879), especially chapters iv.
It was captured and plundered by the Brazilians in 1869, and has been the theatre of several revolutionary outbreaks since then, one of which (1905) resulted in a blockade of several months' duration.
But here, and perhaps in most other towns in South America, a poor girl of mixed race - especially if good-looking - rarely thinks of marrying one of her own class until she has - as the Brazilians say - "approveitada de sua mocidade" (made the most of her youth) in receiving presents from gentlemen.Advertisement
At the congress of Vienna (1814-1815) Portugal was represented by three plenipotentiaries, who were instructed to press for the retrocession of Olivenza and to oppose the restoration of French Guiana, which the Brazilians had conquered in 1809.
The dispute with Brazil over the rich Acre rubberproducing territory was accentuated by the majority of those engaged in the rubber industry being Brazilians, who resented the attempts of Bolivian officials to exercise authority in the district.
This is also, perhaps, the proper place to observe that names derived from natural phenomena - sky, clouds, dawn and sun - are habitually assigned by Brazilians, Ojibways, Australians and other savages to living men and women.
Several ministries, in which various parties predominated for a time, now governed the country till 1848, during which period the rebellious province of Rio Grande was pacified, more by negotiation than force of arms. In 1848 hostilities were roused with the British government through the neglect shown by the Brazilians in putting in force a treaty for the abolition of the slave trade, which had been concluded as far back as 1826; on the other hand the governor of Buenos Aires, General Rosas, was endeavouring to stir up revolution again in Rio Grande.
Brazilians have used Acai more many years as a digestive aid as well as for skin problems.Advertisement
Brazilians enjoy acai in everything from smoothies to ice cream.
While every country has its own local celebrities, these talented Brazilians have extended their reaches and become globally popular.
When it comes to really daring, it's the rear that shows how serious Brazilians are about tanning.
You're likely to find sun goddesses in Brazilians relaxing on the sand next to grandmothers in Tangas who are spending a day at the beach with their grandchildren.
When it comes to swimwear, the Brazilians like to lead the way, and Brazilian-born Salinas Swimwear is the perfect example of Brazilian styling at its very best.Advertisement
Obviously, not all women want to wear sheer swimwear, any more than they might want to wear Brazilians or slingshots, but for those women who have a streak of exhibitionism about them, body size should not be a mitigating factor.
In the look first made famous by scantily clad Brazilians, you'll love the bright colors and custom fit of these rio suits.
Every piece has a more unique flair than even some Brazilians, and all are meant to make a statement.
Brazil. Since Christmas falls in the summer in the southern hemisphere, Brazilians decorate their trees with small pieces of cotton to simulate snow.
Some of these Brazilians have gone on to seek further fame and fortune in the United States, breaking out of that Brazilian telenovela mode.Advertisement
Native Americans, Brazilians and countless others have been attracted to this bird for its strength, agility and beauty.