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Rio Grande do Sul

Rio Grande do Sul (rēˈŏ gränˈdĭ ħŏ sōl) [key], state (1996 pop. 9,445,000), 108,951 sq mi (282,183 sq km), S Brazil, bordering on Argentina and Uruguay and on the Atlantic Ocean. Pôrto Alegre is the capital.

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