Pôrto Alegre

[pawr-too ah-le-gruh]

Rio Grande do Sul

[ree-oo grahn-di doo sool]
noun
  1. a state in S Brazil. 107,923 sq. mi. (279,520 sq. km). Capital: Pôrto Alegre.
  2. São Pedro do Río Grande do Sul.
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British Dictionary definitions for porto alegre

Porto Alegre

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

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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