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San•tosˈsæn təs(n.)

  1. a seaport in S Brazil. 410,933.

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Santos(noun)

    a port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao Paulo

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  1. Santos, São Paulo

    Santos is a municipality in the São Paulo state of Brazil, founded in 1546 by the Portuguese nobleman Brás Cubas.It is partially located on the island of São Vicente, which harbors both the city of Santos and the city of São Vicente, and partially on the mainland. It is the main city in the metropolitan region of Baixada Santista. As of 2006, its population was estimated at 418,375. The city is also home to the Coffee Museum, where, once, coffee prices were negotiated. There is also a football memorial, dedicated to the city's greatest players, which includes Pelé, who played for Santos Futebol Clube. Its beachfront garden, 5,335 m in length, figures in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest beachfront garden in the world.


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