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Rio Grande do Sul

[ree-oo grahn-di doo sool] /ˈri ʊ ˈgrɑ̃ dɪ dʊ ˈsul/
noun
1.
a state in S Brazil. 107,923 sq. mi. (279,520 sq. km).
Capital: Pôrto Alegre.
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Rio Grande do Sul

/Portuguese ˈriu ˈɡrəndi du ˈsul/
noun
1.
a state of S Brazil, on the Atlantic. Capital: Porto Alegre. Pop: 10 408 540 (2002). Area: 282 183 sq km (108 951 sq miles)
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Rio Grande do Sul

southernmost estado (state) of Brazil, bordered by the state of Santa Catarina (north), Argentina (west), Uruguay (south), and the Atlantic Ocean (east). The capital of Porto Alegre is the state's main industrial area and port. Rio Grande do Sul is a major agricultural and livestock region

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