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A city of southeast Brazil north of Rio de Janeiro. Mainly residential with some light industry, it was formerly the summer residence of Emperor Dom Pedro II.
(Placename) a city in SE Brazil, north of Rio de Janeiro: resort. Pop: 280 000 (2005 est)
Pe•tró•po•lis(pɪˈtrɒp ə lɪs)
a city in SE Brazil, NE of Rio de Janeiro. 149,427.