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Mato Grosso

Pronunciation: /ˌmatuː ˈɡrɒsəʊ/
A high plateau region of SW Brazil, forming a watershed between the Amazon and Plate River systems. The region is divided into two states, Mato Grosso (capital, Cuiabá) and Mato Grosso do Sul (capital, Campo Grande).

Origin

Portuguese, literally 'dense forest'.

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