Definition of Pôrto Alegre in English:

Pôrto Alegre

proper noun

  • A major port and commercial city in south-eastern Brazil, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul; population 1,420,667 (2007). It is situated on the Lagoa dos Patos, a lagoon separated from the Atlantic by a sandy peninsula.

Pronunciation

Pôrto Alegre

/ˌpɔːtuː əˈlɛɡreɪ/