Definition of Orinoco River

1. Noun. A South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic.

Exact synonyms: Orinoco
Group relationships: Colombia, Republic Of Colombia, Republic Of Venezuela, Venezuela
Generic synonyms: River



Lexicographical Neighbors of Orinoco River

Orientalizes
Orientalizing
Orientals
Origanum dictamnus
Origanum majorana
Origanum vulgare
Origen
Origenism
Origenist
Origenists
Orimulsion
Orimulsions
Orin
Orinase
Orinoco
Orinoco River (current term)
Oriole
Orioles
Oriolidae
Oriolus
Oriolus oriolus
Orion
Orion's Belt
Orion Nebula
Orissa
Oristano
Orites
Orites excelsa
Oriya
Oriyas

Literary usage of Orinoco River

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"South of the mountainous district which separates the 'aribbean sea from the Orinoco valley, and towards the Orinoco river and its Meta branch, ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Orinoco river. Berlepsch, H. and Hartert, E. Nov. Zool., Tring, 9, 1902, (40). ... Orinoco river ; D. ..."

3. Venezuela-British Guiana Boundary Arbitration: The Counter-case of the by Venezuela (1898)
"... and the Orinoco River, the Company and their Religious Fathers being intrusted with the reduction all along, up the Orinoco river from north to south. ..."

4. Venezuela, a Commercial and Industrial Handbook: A Commercial and Industrial by United States Dept. of Commerce, Purl Lord Bell (1922)
"The Orinoco River and its tributaries form the principal means of communication to and from the great area of the interior. RIVER TRANSPORTATION. ..."

5. Report and Accompanying Papers of the Commission Appointed by the President (1896)
"The mistake of Fattier Gumilla denying the communication of the Orinoco river with Rio Negro has been rectified, as said communication was not in doubt at ..."

6. Venezuela, a Commercial and Industrial Handbook: A Commercial and Industrial by United States Dept. of Commerce, Purl Lord Bell (1922)
"The Orinoco River and its tributaries form the principal means of communication to and from the great area of the interior. RIVER TRANSPORTATION. ..."

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