from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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.
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- proper n. The capital of Uruguay.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America
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MONTEVIDEO - Renowned Uruguayan writer Mario Benedetti's personal secretary says he has died at his Montevideo home.
I live in Montevideo, Uruguay with my husband Carlos, Sebastian (2 years 6 months) and Nicolas (4 months old).
It was actually shot on location in Montevideo, Uruguay, and the adapted book was written by a Nobel-prize winning author.
World Cup (Uruguay): Thirteen teams seven from South America and four from Europe, plus the USA and Mexico gathered in Montevideo and were split into four round-robin groups.
It was at a conference in Montevideo in 1968 that the decision was made to set up a joint organisation covering all non-violent elements throughout Latin America.
At a conference in Montevideo in 1968 a joint organisation was set up embracing active nonviolent groups throughout Latin America.
They took me up to the House of Congress in Montevideo and were proud to point to the seat where Mr. Hull sat.
Montevideo is a city of about 300,000 people, and as I say important, independent, quite determined that they will neither become a part of Brazil nor of the Argentine, although they are much smaller in area.
He traveled across the Atlantic from May to July 1914 to represent the World's Committee at the First South American International Convention in Montevideo, Uruguay.
After that, along came a band called Montevideo and Tom discovered that I'm a frustrated South American at heart, itching to learn salsa and samba our tango classes tragically having ended in abandonment of all hope. 2007 resolution: learn to waltz and go back next time - maybe even to a ball...
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