João Pessoa

geographical name João Pes·soa \ ˌzhwau̇ⁿ-pe-ˈsō-ə \
variants: or formerly Paraíba play \ˌpär-ä-ˈē-bə\

Definition of João Pessoa

city in northeastern Brazil; capital of the state of Paraíba population 723,515

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