[ peel-kaw-mah-yaw ]
/ ˌpil kɔˈmɑ yɔ /
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a river in S central South America, flowing SE from S Bolivia along the boundary between Paraguay and Argentina to the Paraguay River at Asunción. 1,000 miles (1,610 km) long.
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How to use Pilcomayo in a sentence
Look at the horses; before we have got half the distance which separates us from the Pilcomayo, the enemy will be upon us.
It was the Pilcomayo, one of the most considerable affluents of the Rio Paraguai.
Important tributaries are the Pilcomayo, the Vermejo, and the Salado.
The northernmost part of the country is drained by the Pilcomayo and the Vermejo, which both fall into the Paraguay.Argentina|W. A. Hirst
Mr. Graham Kerr saw it in troops on the banks of the Pilcomayo river.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2)|Henry O. Forbes
British Dictionary definitions for Pilcomayo
/ (Spanish pilkoˈmajo) /
a river in S central South America, rising in W central Bolivia and flowing southeast, forming the border between Argentina and Paraguay, to the Paraguay River at Asunción. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles)
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