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Corrientes

[kawr-ree-en-tes] /ˌkɔr riˈɛn tɛs/
noun
1.
a port in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River.
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  • At Corrientes, on the other hand, breeding is an historic industry.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • The third section of the river stretches from Corrientes to Posadas, and beyond.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • “Take me as far as Corrientes and I will be responsible for the rest,” said Mansfield.

  • The Paraguayan fleet now held command of the river system up-stream of Corrientes.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • In Corrientes, Mansfield whiled away a few days in trying to obtain further information about the Chaco; but without much success.

  • Paraguay competed with Corrientes in the supply of tobacco and oranges; with Misiones in the supply of yerba maté.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • At Corrientes it was necessary to cross the marshes and esteros, and a special type of wagon had been evolved.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • Corrientes thus became the market-centre of the upper river and replaced Asunción in the trade.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • The cliffs of the left bank stretch northwards, with a few breaks, as far as Corrientes, and even into Misiones.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • These line the main stream between Corrientes and Empedrado, and for thirty-five miles south of Bella vista.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
British Dictionary definitions for Corrientes

Corrientes

/Spanish koˈrrjentes/
noun
1.
a port in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River. Pop: 340 000 (2005 est)
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