- a river flowing from S Guyana N to the Atlantic. About 550 miles (885 km) long.
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Its really the mouth of two big rivers--the Demerara and the Essequibo.The Radio Detectives in the Jungle
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Demerary and Essequibo surrendered by capitulation from the French.
Dutch colonies of Demerara and Essequibo surrendered to the British.
In two days after this we got to the first falls in the Essequibo.
It was much more perilous to descend than to ascend the falls in the Essequibo.
- a river in Guyana, rising near the Brazilian border and flowing north to the Atlantic: drains over half of Guyana. Length: 1014 km (630 miles)
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