Definition of Paulo afonso
1. Noun. A major waterfall in northeastern Brazil.
Group relationships: Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic Of Brazil
Generic synonyms: Falls, Waterfall
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Literary usage of Paulo afonso
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1. Migratory Fishes of South America: Biology, Fisheries and Conservation Status by Joachim Carolsfeld (2003)
"... sub-central (from Remanso to paulo afonso, BA) and lower (from paulo afonso to the Atlantic Ocean) river sections. The main geographic characteristics ..."
2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"and on the S3o Francisco ate the no less famous falls of paulo afonso (260 ft.). Government.—Brazil was colonized by Portugal in the early part of the ..."
3. Brazilian Literature by Isaac Goldberg (1922)
"... de paulo afonso (The Paulo Affonso Falls) : "I do not really know whether I shall have deserved that some day a laurel should be placed upon my bier. ..."
4. Management of Latin American River Basins: Amazon, Plata, and São Francisco by Asit K. Biswas (1999)
"The mean annual temperature is 24°C. The lower-middle basin, from Remanso to paulo afonso, with altitudes from 300 to 400 m, has an arid and semi-arid ..."