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ˌmɒn tə vɪˈdeɪ oʊ, -ˈvɪd iˌoʊmon·te·v·ideo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Montevideo, capital of Uruguaynoun

    the capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America

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  1. Montevideonoun

    The capital of Uruguay.

Wikipedia

  1. Montevideo

    Montevideo (Spanish pronunciation: [monteβiˈðeo]) is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. According to the 2011 census, the city proper has a population of 1,319,108 (about one-third of the country's total population) in an area of 201 square kilometers (78 sq mi). Montevideo is situated on the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata. The city was established in 1724 by a Spanish soldier, Bruno Mauricio de Zabala, as a strategic move amidst the Spanish-Portuguese dispute over the platine region. It was also under brief British rule in 1807, but eventually the city was retaken by Spanish criollos who defeated the British invasions of the River Plate. Montevideo is the seat of the administrative headquarters of Mercosur and ALADI, Latin America's leading trade blocs, a position that entailed comparisons to the role of Brussels in Europe.The 2019 Mercer's report on quality of life, rated Montevideo first in Latin America, a rank the city has consistently held since 2005. As of 2010, Montevideo was the 19th largest city economy in the continent and 9th highest income earner among major cities. In 2022, it has a projected GDP of $53.9 billion, with a per capita of $30,148.In 2018, it was classified as a beta global city ranking eighth in Latin America and 84th in the world. Montevideo hosted every match during the first FIFA World Cup, in 1930. Described as a "vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life", and "a thriving tech center and entrepreneurial culture", Montevideo ranked eighth in Latin America on the 2013 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index.It is the hub of commerce and higher education in Uruguay as well as its chief port. The city is also the financial hub of Uruguay and the cultural anchor of a metropolitan area with a population of around 2 million.

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  1. montevideo

    Montevideo is the capital city and the largest city of Uruguay. It is situated on the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata. The city is the main cultural, financial and business hub of Uruguay. Montevideo is also known for its rich architectural and cultural heritage, high standard of living, and numerous landmarks, including the famous Palacio Salvo and Solís Theatre.

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  1. Montevideo

    Montevideo is the largest city, the capital, and the chief port of Uruguay. The settlement was established in 1724 by Bruno Mauricio de Zabala, as a strategic move amidst a Spanish-Portuguese dispute over the platine region, and as a counter to the Portuguese colony at Colonia del Sacramento. According to the census of 2011, Montevideo has a population of 1,319,108. It has an area of 530 square kilometres and extends 20 kilometres from west to east. The southernmost cosmopolitan capital city in the Americas and third most southern in the world, it is situated in the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata — which is often referred to in English-speaking countries as the River Plate. The city was under brief British rule in 1807 and was involved in the first major naval battle in the Second World War: the Battle of the River Plate. It is also the place where the Montevideo convention was signed, in 1933, by nineteen nations of the Americas. The city hosted all of the matches during the first FIFA World Cup in 1930. Montevideo has a rich architectural and cultural heritage, the latter including tango and candombe. According to Mercer Human Resource Consulting, in 2007 Montevideo provided the highest quality of life in Latin America.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Montevideo

    on the N. shore of the Rio de la Plata, 130 m. E. of Buenos Ayres; is the capital of Uruguay; a well-built town, with a cathedral, university, school of arts, and museum. The chief industries are beef-salting and shipping, though there is practically no harbour. Nearly half the population are foreigners.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. montevideo

    The capital of the republic of Uruguay, in South America. It was taken by the British forces under Sir Samuel Auchmuty, February 3, 1807, but was evacuated by them July 7 of the same year, in consequence of the severe repulse the British met with at Buenos Ayres (which see). Montevideo was given up to Uruguay in 1828.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of montevideo in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of montevideo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Mauricio Quintella:

    When Brazilians want to gamble, they go to Paraguay, Montevideo, Las Vegas... and they leave all the money there.

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