[ Portuguese zhoo-roo-ah ]
/ Portuguese ˌʒu ruˈɑ /
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a river in E and W South America, flowing NE from E Peru through W Brazil to the Amazon. 1,200 miles (1,930 km) long.
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How to use Juruá in a sentence
The Rio Jurua, coming from the southwest, soon joins the river on the left.
The Tunantins is almost depopulated, and there are only a few families of wandering Indians at the mouth of the Jurua.
British Dictionary definitions for Juruá
/ (Portuguese ʒuˈrua) /
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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