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Purús

[Spanish poo-roos; Portuguese poo-roos] /Spanish puˈrus; Portuguese pʊˈrus/
noun
1.
a river in NW central South America, flowing NE from E Peru through W Brazil to the Amazon. 2000 miles (3200 km) long.
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Purús

/Spanish puˈrus; Portuguese puˈruʃ/
noun
1.
a river in NW central South America, rising in SE Peru and flowing northeast to the Amazon. Length: about 3200 km (2000 miles)
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