Montevideo[mänt′ə və dā′ō]
Montevideo definition by Webster's New World
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seaport & capital of Uruguay: pop. 1,247,000
Montevideo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The capital and largest city of Uruguay, in the southern part of the country on the Río de la Plata estuary. Founded by the Spanish c. 1726 on the site of a captured Portuguese fort, it became the capital after Uruguay became a fully independent country in 1828. Population: 1,260,000.
Montevideo - Cultural Definition
Capital of Uruguay and largest city in the country, located on Uruguay's southern coast.
- One of the busiest ports in South America, Montevideo is a cosmopolitan city characterized by broad boulevards, parks, and stately buildings.