- an island in N Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. 19,000 sq. mi. (49,000 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for marajo
But to return to Marajo, and to the facts actually in our possession.
The island of Marajo will be the principal field for this work.The Galaxy, June 1877
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
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.The Guerilla Chief
- an island in N Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. Area: 38 610 sq km (15 444 sq miles)
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