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[puh-ree-uh; Spanish pah-ree-ah]
  1. Gulf of, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between the island of Trinidad and the NE coast of Venezuela.
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Historical Examples

  • Another was on the west of the promontory of Paria, and named Cape Lapa.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers

    Jules Verne

  • It was in reality the mouth of the large river now called the Paria.

    Notable Voyagers

    W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith

  • And thus they got their first glimpse of the wonderful Gulf of Paria.

  • Once beyond it he was in the smooth water of the Gulf of Paria.

  • In December 1498 the news arrived of the discovery of Paria.