Definition of Montevideo

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

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Uruguay
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Uruguay

Definition of Montevideo

1. Proper noun. The capital of Uruguay. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Montevideo

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Monterey Bay
Monterey Jack
Monterey cypress
Monterey pine
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Montezuma's revenge
Montezuma II
Montezuma cypress
Montgomery's follicles
Montgomery's glands
Montgomery's tubercle
Montgomery's tubercles
Montgomery Ward

Literary usage of Montevideo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Around & about South America: Apéndice al folleto los treinta y tres by Luis Melián Lafinur, Frank Vincent (1897)
"Montevideo—THE ATTRACTIVE. STILL apparently on the ocean, we passed the mouth of the great River Plate, here one hundred and twenty miles in width, ..."

2. Thirsty Cities: Urban Environments and Water Supply in Latin Americaby Danilo J. Anton by Danilo J. Anton (1993)
"Montevideo and southern Uruguay Environment and history Uruguay, ... In that area is the national capital, Montevideo, which contains more than 1.5 million ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1877)
"In the department of Montevideo, the most important of the thirteen which constitute ... The shipping movement at the port of Montevideo for the year 1875 ..."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, South America, situated on the N. shore ... The bay of Montevideo ie about 4 m. long and 2 broad ; it has only from 14 ..."

5. The Cyclopædia of Education: A Dictionary of Information for the Use of by Henry Kiddle, Alexander Jacob Schem (1876)
"The Colegio of Montevideo forms a part of the Un ... Another colegio has been recently established in La Union. a short distance from Montevideo. ..."

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