Definition of Pôrto Alegre in English:

Pôrto Alegre

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Pôrto Alegre

/ˌpôrdō əˈleɡrə/