Definition of Araguaia 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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Araguaia River
Literary usage of Araguaia River
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. 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 seem to swap rivers. The fish of Tocantins River migrate upstream ..."
2. Management of Latin American River Basins: Amazon, Plata, and São Francisco by Asit K. Biswas (1999)
"In the Araguaia river the obstacle is the rapids of Santa Isabel which will be inundated by the lake to be cre- ..."
3. Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment: Lessons from the Mining Sector by Global Forum on International Investment, Oecd (2002)
"... urging them to pull out of an auction for the concession for Santa Isabel, the first dam planned for the Araguaia River, a major Amazon tributary. ..."