[ zhah-vuh-ree ]
/ ˌʒɑ vəˈri /
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a river in E South America, flowing NE from Peru to the upper Amazon, forming part of the boundary between Peru and Brazil. 650 miles (1,045 km) long.
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How to use Javari in a sentence
Their country is between the Ucayali and Javari rivers, north-eastern Peru.
British Dictionary definitions for Javari
/ (Portuguese ʒavaˈri) /
a river in South America, flowing northeast as part of the border between Peru and Brazil to join the Amazon. Length: about 1050 km (650 miles)Spanish name: Yavarí
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