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Pôrto Alegre

Pronunciation: /ˌpɔːtuː əˈlɛɡreɪ/
A major port and commercial city in SE Brazil, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul; population 1,420,667 (2007). It is situated on the Lagoa dos Patos, a lagoon separated from the Atlantic by a sandy peninsula.

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