Definition of Araguaia
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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Araguaia
Literary usage of Araguaia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Struggle for Land in Brazil: Rural Violence Continues by Jemera Rone (1992)
"... in the diocese of Concei;ao de Araguaia: Santana de Araguaia ... Santa Maria de Barreiras, e Araguaia, ..."
2. Migratory Fishes of South America: Biology, Fisheries and Conservation Status by Joachim Carolsfeld (2003)
"At the confluence of the Tocantins River and its tributary the Araguaia River ... The fish of Tocantins River migrate upstream into the Lower Araguaia River ..."
3. The American Monitor (1824)
"It is bounded for several hundred miles by the navigable river Araguaia which forms a communication with the river Amazon and the Atlantic, and which, ..."
4. Brazil by Errol Lincoln Uys (2000)
"... Kayapo hordes who, in 1950, on the Araguaia — a river about ninety miles west of their section of the road — had killed or injured one hundred settlers. ..."