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Pôrto Alegre

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

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Syllabification: Pôr·to A·le·gre

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