[ kawr-ree-en-tes ]

  1. a port in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River.

Words Nearby Corrientes Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Corrientes in a sentence

  • Lopez, however, was dismayed by no obstacle, and directed General Robles with twenty-five thousand men to invade Corrientes.

    Argentina | W. A. Hirst
  • The Paraguayan fleet now held command of the river system up-stream of Corrientes.

    South America | W. H. Koebel
  • Another railway line follows the Uruguay from Concordia northward into Corrientes.

  • Diego Corrientes, he who was loved by a duchess, was a Spanish bandolero.

    The Wolf Cub | Patrick Casey
  • To the south of it is the state of Corrientes, a woody but level region between the two rivers, Uruguay and Parana.

    The Western World | W.H.G. Kingston

British Dictionary definitions for Corrientes


/ (Spanish koˈrrjentes) /

  1. a port in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River. Pop: 340 000 (2005 est)

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