Madre de Dios

[mah-thre th e dyaws]


a river in Peru and Bolivia, flowing E to the Beni River. 900 miles (1450 km) long. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of madre de dios

  • Borough captured the carack, the Madre-de-Dios, whose pepper alone Burleigh estimated at 102,000.

  • I thought I was bound again, and on the sofa in the gorgeous cabin of the Madre-de-Dios.


    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

British Dictionary definitions for madre de dios

Madre de Dios


a river in NE South America, rising in SE Peru and flowing northeast to the Beni River in N Bolivia. Length: about 965 km (600 miles)
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