São Luís

[ soun-lwees ]

noun
  1. a seaport on an island off the NE coast of Brazil: capital of Maranhão.

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São Luís

So Luz (Portuguese ˈlwiʃ)

/ (Portuguese sə̃un ˈlwis) /


noun
  1. a port in NE Brazil, capital of Maranhão state, on the W coast of São Luís Island: founded in 1612 by the French and taken by the Portuguese in 1615. Pop: 982 000 (2005 est)

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