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[Portuguese zhah-poo-rah]
  1. a river flowing E from the Andes in SW Colombia through NW Brazil to the Amazon. 1750 miles (2820 km) long.
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Historical Examples of japura

  • He was going to take that boat up the Japura, and youd have thought it was above Boulters Lock.

    The Sea and the Jungle

    H. M. Tomlinson

  • The provisional line starts from the Japura river (known as the Caqueta in Colombia) in lat.

British Dictionary definitions for japura


  1. a river in NW South America, rising in SW Colombia and flowing southeast across Colombia and Brazil to join the Amazon near Tefé: known as the Caquetá in Colombia. Length: about 2800 km (1750 miles)Spanish name: Yapurá
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