- Spanish Val·pa·ra·í·so [bahl-pah-rah-ee-saw] /ˌbɑl pɑ rɑˈi sɔ/. a seaport in central Chile.
- a city in NW Indiana.
Examples from the Web for valparaiso
Historical Examples of valparaiso
You think you're bound for Valparaiso, and you find yourself at the poor-house.The Stark Munro Letters
J. Stark Munro
These vessels cruised off the harbor of Valparaiso, waiting for re-enforcements.
The honeymoon shall be on the Elsinore from Valparaiso all the way to Seattle?
Two days, at most, with our present sailing, will bring us into Valparaiso.
At any rate, in court at Valparaiso that question will be answered.
- a port in central Chile, on a wide bay of the Pacific: the third largest city and chief port of Chile; two universities. Pop: 275 000 (2005 est)