Mon·te·vi·de·o (mŏn′tə-vĭ-dāō, -vĭdē-ō′, mōn′tĕ-vē-dĕō)
The capital and largest city of Uruguay, in the southern part of the country on the Río de la Plata estuary. Founded by the Spanish c. 1726 on the site of a captured Portuguese fort, it became the capital after Uruguay became a fully independent country in 1828.
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