[ soun -pou-loh; English sou -pou-loh ]
/ ˈsãʊ̃ ˈpaʊ loʊ; English ˈsaʊ ˈpaʊ loʊ /
a state in S Brazil. 95,714 sq. mi. (247,898 sq. km).
a city in and the capital of this state.
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British Dictionary definitions for São Paulo
/ (Portuguese sə̃un ˈpaulu) /
a state of SE Brazil: consists chiefly of tableland draining west into the Paraná River. Capital: São Paulo. Pop: 38 177 742 (2002). Area: 247 239 sq km (95 459 sq miles)
a city in S Brazil, capital of São Paulo state: the largest city and industrial centre in Brazil, with one of the busiest airports in the world; three universities. Pop: 25 000 (1874); 2 017 025 (1950); Pop: 18 333 000 (2005 est)
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Cultural definitions for São Paulo
[ (sownn-pow-looh, sownn-pow-loh) ]
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