[kar-uh-nee; Spanish kah-raw-nee]


a river in SE Venezuela, flowing N to the Orinoco River. 550 miles (885 km) long. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of caroni

  • It was first founded by Jesuits in 1576, close to the confluence of the Caroni and Orinoko.

    Sir Walter Ralegh

    William Stebbing

  • Aguacagua, an Indian mission, on a branch of the Oronoco, called Caroni.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft

  • Caroni, the famous grand opera leader, stood ready to conduct.

    Carmen Ariza

    Charles Francis Stocking

  • Berreo reoccupied the site; and Keymis found the mouth of the Caroni blocked, and guarded by a battery.

    Sir Walter Ralegh

    William Stebbing

  • Thence he would have ascended the Caroni, but his men could not row a stone's throw in an hour.

    Sir Walter Ralegh

    William Stebbing