- 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. 1000 miles (1610 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for pilcomayo
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 capital is Asunçion , at the confluence of the Pilcomayo and Paraguay.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Edited by Rev. James Wood
Look at the horses; before we have got half the distance which separates us from the Pilcomayo, the enemy will be upon us.
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
- 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)