Definition of Araguaya river
1. Noun. A river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins River.
Group relationships: Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic Of Brazil
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Araguaya river
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1. Across Unknown South America by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1913)
"CHAPTER X FISHING — TERMITES—THE GREAT araguaya river AN amusing incident happened. A cow chewed up the coat of one of my men, which was lying on the ground ..."
2. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1897)
"After finishing his explorations on the upper Shingu in 1889 separated from the above named party and alone descended the araguaya river, ascending from its ..."
3. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"The Count de Castelnau copied inscriptions from rocks on the araguaya river which were pointed out to him by the ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"... the araguaya river in the Brazilian province of Goyaz and those of the Puru River, a tributary of the middle Amazonas. These reports appear under the ..."