São Paulo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese, named after Saint Paul.

Proper noun[edit]

São Paulo

  1. State in southeastern Brazil.
  2. The largest city in Brazil, and the capital of the state of São Paulo.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese, named after Saint Paul.

Proper noun[edit]

São Paulo m

  1. São Paulo
    • 1955, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Tristes Tropiques, 1993 ed., Plon, ISBN 978-2-259-00359-1, chap. X,I p. 108
      Et pourtant São Paulo ne m'a jamais paru laide : c'était une ville sauvage comme le sont toutes les villes américaines, à l'exception peut-être de Washington, D.C., [...]
      — And yet I never thought that São Paulo was ugly: it was a‘wild’ town, as are all American towns, with the possible exception of Washington, D.C., [...] — 1973, John & Doreen Weightman (trans.), Tristes Tropiques, 2011 ed., Penguin Books, ISBN 978-0-14-197073-8

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

São Paulo m

  1. São Paulo (state in Brazil)


Proper noun[edit]

São Paulo f

  1. São Paulo (city in São Paulo)