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Pôrto Alegre

[pawr-too ah-le-gruh] /ˈpɔr tʊ ɑˈlɛ grə/
noun
1.
a seaport in S Brazil.

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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Porto Alegre

/Portuguese ˈportu aˈlɛɡri/
noun
1.
a port in S Brazil, capital of the Rio Grande do Sul state: the country's chief inland port; the chief commercial centre of S Brazil, with two universities (1936 and 1948). Pop: 3 795 000 (2005 est)

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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