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Apurímac

[ah-poo-ree-mahk]
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noun
  1. a river flowing NW from S Peru to the Ucayali River. about 550 miles (885 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for apurimac

Historical Examples

  • Some, like the Apurimac and the Maraon, extend well into the interior of the Cordillera.

    The Andes of Southern Peru

    Isaiah Bowman

  • In that volume is a marvelous picture of the Apurimac Valley.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham

  • They were sent back by one of the western routes across the Apurimac.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham

  • The Mapillo flows into the Apurimac near the mouth of the river Pampas.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham

  • We supposed from our maps that we were now looking down into the basin of the Apurimac.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham


British Dictionary definitions for apurimac

Apurimac

noun
  1. a river in S Peru, rising in the Andes and flowing northwest into the Urubamba River. Length: about 885 km (550 miles)
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