Japurá

[ Portuguese zhah-poo-rah ]
/ Portuguese ˌʒɑ pʊˈrɑ /

noun

a river flowing E from the Andes in SW Colombia through NW Brazil to the Amazon. 1,750 miles (2,820 km) long.

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Japurá
/ (Portuguese ʒapuˈra) /

noun

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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