Pôrto Velho


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Pôr·to Vel·ho

(pôr′to͝o vĕl′yo͝o)
A city of northwest Brazil on the Madeira River near the Bolivian border. Its economy is based on rubber and mining.
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Porto Velho

(Portuguese ˈportu ˈvɛʎu)
n
(Placename) a city in W Brazil, capital of the federal territory of Rondônia on the Madeira River. Pop: 301 000 (2005 est)
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