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[puh-ree-uh; Spanish pah-ree-ah] /pəˈri ə; Spanish pɑˈri ɑ/
Gulf of, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between the island of Trinidad and the NE coast of Venezuela. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Another was on the west of the promontory of Paria, and named Cape Lapa.

  • It was in reality the mouth of the large river now called the Paria.

    Notable Voyagers W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
  • And thus they got their first glimpse of the wonderful Gulf of Paria.

  • Once beyond it he was in the smooth water of the Gulf of Paria.

  • In December 1498 the news arrived of the discovery of Paria.

  • His discovery consisted of 200 leagues of coast to the west of Paria.

  • It seemed from high mountains far behind the country of Paria.

    1492 Mary Johnston
  • Ojeda sailed from Cadiz for Paria with four ships and a concourse of adventurers.

    1492 Mary Johnston
  • Here at last was difference beyond the difference of the Paria folk!

    1492 Mary Johnston
  • He too had been with the Admiral in his first voyage, and also in the discovery of Paria and the mainland.

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