Definition of Igarape

1. a canoe waterway in Brazil [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Igarape

iffy
ifosfamide
iframe
iframes
ifreet
ifreets
ifrit
ifrits
ifs
ifs, ands, or buts
iftar
iftars
igad
igapo
igapos
igarape (current term)
igarapes
igasuric
igasurine
igasurines
igged
iggied
iggies
igging
iggs
iggy
iggying
ight
igloo
igloolike

Literary usage of Igarape

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1. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"On a slightly rising ground a little beyond the igarape were the ruins of a cottage, half of the walls and roof of which had fallen, and had got so ..."

2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1851)
"We crossed the igarape, and then attempted to pierce the mato; but the track by which we entered the latter ceased after we had followed it for a time, ..."

3. Working North from Patagonia: Being the Narrative of a Journey, Earned on by Harry Alverson Franck (1921)
"A Parana, in Amazonian parlance, is a narrow arm or branch of a river which comes back into it again; an igarape is a blind tributary, pond, pool, or lake. ..."

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