- a seaport on an island off the NE coast of Brazil: capital of Maranhão.
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So Luz (Portuguese ˈlwiʃ)
- 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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