Brazil ceded to the Portuguese and Ceylon to the Dutch (30 words)

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The Dutch and Portguese sign a treaty, through the mediation of Charles II of England. By its terms, the Portuguese retain Brazil, while the Dutch are allowed to keep Ceylon.

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Editors. "Brazil ceded to the Portuguese and Ceylon to the Dutch". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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