Porto Alegre

geographical name
Por·​to Ale·​gre | \ ˈpȯr-(ˌ)tü-ä-ˈlā-grē How to pronounce Porto Alegre (audio) \

Definition of Porto Alegre

city in southern Brazil that is a port at the northern end of Lagoa dos Patos and is the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul population 1,409,351

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