Rio Grande do Sul

[ ree-oo grahn-di doo sool ]
/ ˈri ʊ ˈgrɑ̃ dɪ dʊ ˈsul /

noun

a state in S Brazil. 107,923 sq. mi. (279,520 sq. km). Capital: Pôrto Alegre.

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British Dictionary definitions for rio grande do sul

Rio Grande do Sul

/ (Portuguese ˈriu ˈɡrəndi du ˈsul) /

noun

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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