Juruá

[ Portuguese zhoo-roo-ah ]
/ Portuguese ˌʒu ruˈɑ /

noun

a river in E and W South America, flowing NE from E Peru through W Brazil to the Amazon. 1200 miles (1930 km) long.

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Juruá
/ (Portuguese ʒuˈrua) /

noun

a river in South America, rising in E central Peru and flowing northeast across NW Brazil to join the Amazon. Length: 1900 km (1200 miles)
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