Definition of Arauca
1. Noun. A river that rises in northern Colombia and flows generally eastward to the Orinoco in central Venezuela.
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Arauca
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland (1825)
"Intertwinings, and bifurcations of the rivers Apure and arauca. —Navigation on the Rio Apure. TILL the second half of the eighteenth century the names of ..."
2. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland, Thomasina Ross (1852)
"TILL the second half of the eighteenth century the names of the great rivers'Apure, arauca, and Meta were scarcely known in Europe: certainly less than they ..."
3. Life and Nature Under the Tropics; Or, Sketches of Travels Among the Andes by Henry Morris Myers, Philip Van Ness Myers (1871)
"A Breakfast and Cock-fight.— Manati, or "Sea-cow."—Upon the arauca.—Over Flooded Savannas. ... During the season of rains, the Apure, arauca, ..."
4. Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of America, during by Alexander von Humboldt (1885)
"Intertwinings and Bifurcations of the River* Apure and arauca.—Navigation on the Rio Apure. TILL the second half of the eighteenth century the names of the ..."
5. Memoirs of General Miller, in the Service of the Republic of Peru by John Miller (1829)
"arauca- nian Indians.—Chileno squadron sails.—Unsuccessful against Callao.— Sails to Pisco.—Lieutenant-Colonel Charles killed.— His character. ..."