- a river in S central Guatemala, flowing NE to the Caribbean Sea. About 250 miles (315 km) long.
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Navigation is possible on the Motagua for about 75 miles from the mouth.
From it a bridle-path ran over the Sierra de las Minas to the valley of the Motagua and further on to the capital.
In mid-July of the same year they were calling sporadically from temporary ponds in the lower Motagua Valley.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala
William E. Duellman
Our road lay over the range of hills which bounds the Motagua valley on the north side.A Glimpse at Guatemala
Anne Cary Maudslay
There were many engineering difficulties to be overcome, the chiefest of which was the bridging of the Motagua River.