[ mahn-tah-raw; English man-tahr-oh, mahn- ]
/ mɑnˈtɑ rɔ; English mænˈtɑr oʊ, mɑn- /
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a river in central Peru, flowing SE to the Apurímac River. About 360 miles (580 km) long.
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Example sentences from the Web for Mantaro
It is known as the Apurimac only down to the mouth of the Mantaro tributary, 11 45′ S. lat.
This pass is the dividing line between the Mantaro and the Palca watersheds, both of which belong to the Amazon basin.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens