Valparaiso

geographical name
Val·​pa·​rai·​so

Definition of Valparaiso

1 \ ˌval-​pə-​ˈrā-​(ˌ)zō How to pronounce ˌval-pə-ˈrā-(ˌ)zō (audio) \ city in northwestern Indiana southeast of Gary population 31,730
2 \ ˌval-​pə-​ˈrī-​(ˌ)zō How to pronounce ˌval-pə-ˈrī-(ˌ)zō (audio) , -​ˈrā-​ \ or Spanish Valparaíso \ ˌväl-​pä-​rä-​ˈē-​sō How to pronounce Valparaíso (audio) \ city and port on Valparaíso Bay (an inlet of the Pacific) in Chile west-northwest of Santiago population 275,982

Note: Valparaíso is the seat of Chile's legislature.

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