[ mat-uh-groh-soh; Portuguese mah-too-graw-soo ]
/ ˈmæt ə ˈgroʊ soʊ; Portuguese ˈmɑ tʊ ˈgrɔ sʊ /
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How to use Matto Grosso in a sentence
Platinum grains are found in Brazil, but always in the alluvial lands that contain gold, particularly in those of Matto-Grosso.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The scene is laid in the deserted Matto Grosso, a favorite background of the author's.Brazilian Tales|Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
In 1822 Matto Grosso became a province of the empire and in 1889 a republican state.
It is still a frontier country; the province is known as the Matto Grosso, the province of the great wooded wilderness.A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open|Theodore Roosevelt
Its upper course forms the boundary line between Goyaz and Matto Grosso.
British Dictionary definitions for Matto Grosso
/ (ˈmætəʊ ˈɡrɒsəʊ) /
a variant spelling of Mato Grosso
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