The scene is laid in the deserted Matto Grosso, a favorite background of the author's.
I kept my mouth shut and my ears open, and it's in the Matto Grosso.
The rest of the 410,000 square miles of Matto Grosso is abandoned to Indians and wild beasts.
We thought you had diamonds or gold in the Matto Grosso, and we were after it.
They speculated upon what manner of treasure it was they would find in the cavern of the Matto Grosso mine.
Its upper course forms the boundary line between Goyaz and Matto Grosso.
She had gained no substantial result except assuring the safety of Matto Grosso and securing the free navigation of the Paraguay.
It is still a frontier country; the province is known as the Matto Grosso, the province of the great wooded wilderness.
I do not know much about the jungle, but my father has—had a fazenda in Matto Grosso and I was there as a child.
They were looking for trouble, not work, and the idea of a raid on a rich mine in the Matto Grosso was just what they would enjoy.