[ Portuguese zhah-poo-rah ]
/ Portuguese ˌʒɑ pʊˈrɑ /
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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Examples from the Web for japura
The provisional line starts from the Japura river (known as the Caqueta in Colombia) in lat.
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
British Dictionary definitions for japura
/ (Portuguese ʒapuˈra) /
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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