São Paulo

geographical name São Pau·lo \ sau̇ⁿ-ˈpau̇-(ˌ)lü , -(ˌ)lō \

Definition of São Paulo

1 state of southeastern Brazil bordering on the Atlantic at the Tropic of Capricorn area 95,839 square miles (248,223 square kilometers), population 41,262,199
2 city in southeastern Brazil; capital of the state of São Paulo and the country's most populous city population 11,253,503

Learn More about são paulo


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up São Paulo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by intense feeling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!