Montevideo

[ mon-tuh-vi-dey-oh, -vid-ee-oh; Spanish mawn-te-vee-the-aw ]
/ ˌmɒn tə vɪˈdeɪ oʊ, -ˈvɪd iˌoʊ; Spanish ˌmɔn tɛ viˈðɛ ɔ /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of Uruguay.

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British Dictionary definitions for Montevideo

Montevideo
/ (ˌmɒntɪvɪˈdeɪəʊ, Spanish mɔnteβiˈðeo) /

noun

the capital and chief port of Uruguay, in the south on the Río de la Plata estuary: the largest city in the country: University of the Republic (1849); resort. Pop: 1 378 707 (1996)
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Cultural definitions for Montevideo

Montevideo
[ (mon-tuh-vi-day-oh, mon-tuh-vid-ee-oh) ]

Capital of Uruguay and largest city in the country, located on Uruguay's southern coast.

notes for Montevideo

One of the busiest ports in South America, Montevideo is a cosmopolitan city characterized by broad boulevards, parks, and stately buildings.
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