Mato Grosso do Sul

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English[edit]

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the Brazil state of Mato Grosso do Sul

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese, literally meaning "Thick Forest of the South".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmæt.oʊ ˈɡɹoʊ.soʊ doʊ ˈsul/, /ˈmæt.u-/, /ˈmæt.ə-/, /-ˈɡɹɑ-/, /-də-/, /-ˈsʌl/
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Proper noun[edit]

Mato Grosso do Sul

  1. A state of the Center-West Region, Brazil. Capital: Campo Grande

Usage notes[edit]

Do not confuse Mato Grosso do Sul (postal code MS) with its neighboring state that borders it on the north, Mato Grosso (postal code MT).

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, South Mato Grosso, because was originally the southern part of Mato Grosso that split from it in the late 1970s, forming a new state.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈma.tu ˈɡɾo.su du ˈsuw/ [ˈma.tu ˈɡɾo.su du ˈsuʊ̯]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈma.to ˈɡɾo.so do ˈsuw/ [ˈma.to ˈɡɾo.so do ˈsuʊ̯]
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈma.tu ˈɡɾo.su du ˈsul/ [ˈma.tu ˈɣɾo.su ðu ˈsuɫ]
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈma.tu ˈɡɾo.su du ˈsu.li/ [ˈma.tu ˈɣɾo.su ðu ˈsu.li]

Proper noun[edit]

Mato Grosso do Sul m

  1. A state of the Central-West Region, Brazil. Capital: Campo Grande
    Synonym: MS (abbreviation)

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