Sao PauloSão Pau·lo
- state of SE Brazil: 96,066 sq mi (248,810 sq km)
- its capital
A city of southeast Brazil west-southwest of Rio de Janeiro. Founded by Jesuits in 1554, it developed rapidly as an industrial and commercial center after the 1880s and is now the largest city in South America.
- Alternative form of SÃ£o Paulo.