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Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. pee-ow-WEE(Brazilian Portuguese)
pyow-EE(Brazilian Portuguese)
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Meaning & History

From Piagoí, through the earlier name Piagüí, which is an early rendition of Tupi piauí, which means "river of the piabas" (piaba being a term used to indicate several types of fish). It may also mean "land of the piagas", a term for local shamans and other types of people. This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Added 9/2/2021 by VerdeIperbolico