Marañón

[ mah-rah-nyawn ]
/ ˌmɑ rɑˈnyɔn /

noun

a river in Peru, flowing N and then E, joining the Ucayali to form the Amazon. 1000 miles (1600 km) long.

QUIZZES

PRACTICE SOME ESCAPISM WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We salute you if you remember all the doovers from Word of the Day between May 25 and May 31!
Question 1 of 7
salute
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for maranon

British Dictionary definitions for maranon

Marañón
/ (Spanish maraˈɲɔn) /

noun

a river in NE Peru, rising in the Andes and flowing northwest into the Ucayali River, forming the Amazon. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012