[ ah-ruh-gwah-yah ]
/ ˌɑ rəˈgwɑ yɑ /


a river flowing N from central Brazil to the Tocantins River. about 1100 miles (1770 km) long.

Definition for araguaya (2 of 2)


or A·ra·gua·ya

[ ar-uh-gwahy-uh, -gwah-yuh, ahr- ]
/ ˌær əˈgwaɪ ə, -ˈgwɑ yə, ˌɑr- /


a river in S central Brazil, flowing N to the Tocantins River. 1600 miles (2575 km) long. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for araguaya

  • The latter states upon authority that the tribes on the Araguaya River all coil, using the hand, water, and a bamboo trowel.

    The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
  • The region drained by the Tocantins and Araguaya very nearly corresponds with the state of Goyaz.

British Dictionary definitions for araguaya



/ (ˌɑːrəˈɡwaɪə) /


a river in central Brazil, rising in S central Mato Grosso state and flowing north to the Tocantins River. Length: over 1771 km (1100 miles)
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