Fly River

[ flahy ]
/ flaɪ /

noun

a river in New Guinea, flowing SE from the central part to the Gulf of Papua, about 800 miles (1290 km) long.

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British Dictionary definitions for fly river

Fly River

noun

a river in W Papua New Guinea, flowing southeast to the Gulf of Papua. Length: about 1300 km (800 miles)
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