a South American river flowing from central Ecuador through NE Peru to the Amazon River. about 700 miles (1,125 km) long.
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How to use Napo in a sentence
Ancuteres, a nation of infidel Indians inhabiting the forests of the river Napo, in Quito.The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
They built a little brigantine with incredible toil,—Gonzalo working as hard as any,—and descended the Napo to the Amazon.The Spanish Pioneers | Charles F. Lummis
Notwithstanding the length of their journey up the Napo, our travellers did not deem it tedious.Bruin | Mayne Reid
We are all well, and purpose waiting your arrival on this healthy spot, near the mouth of the Napo.On the Banks of the Amazon | W.H.G. Kingston
It formed apparently the eastern edge of the high country through which the Napo runs.On the Banks of the Amazon | W.H.G. Kingston