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Marajó

[mah-rah-zhaw]
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noun
  1. an island in N Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. 19,000 sq. mi. (49,000 sq. km).
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Historical Examples

  • But to return to Marajo, and to the facts actually in our possession.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 106, August, 1866

    Various

  • The island of Marajo will be the principal field for this work.

  • The Amazon is divided into two branches at its mouth by the island of Marajo, the larger branch being ninety-six miles in width.

    Martin Rattler

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • The same is true of the large island of Marajo, lying at the mouth of the Amazons.

  • About half way between Barra and the island of Marajo, we had got into a somewhat narrow channel between two islets.


British Dictionary definitions for marajo

Marajó

noun
  1. an island in N Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. Area: 38 610 sq km (15 444 sq miles)
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