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Paysandú

[pahy-sahn-doo]
noun
  1. a city in W Uruguay, on the Uruguay River.
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Examples from the Web for paysandu

Historical Examples

  • The populations of Paysandu and Montevideo greatly increased.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis

  • And I had had a tooth pulled in Paysandu, the second largest city in Uruguay.

    Green Valley

    Katharine Reynolds

  • Men were flocking far and wide to the White banner, and up towards Paysandu had already joined in very large numbers.

    Blanco y Colorado

    William C. Tetley

  • I found my belongings there waiting for me, and not long afterwards the diligence arrived from Paysandu.

    Blanco y Colorado

    William C. Tetley

  • It is navigable up to Paysandu for ships of great tonnage, and up to Salto for coast trading boats.


British Dictionary definitions for paysandu

Paysandú

noun
  1. a port in W Uruguay, on the Uruguay River: the third largest city in the country. Pop: 73 272 (2004)
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