[ puh-tahr-oh ]
/ pəˈtɑr oʊ /
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a river in central Guyana: Kaieteur Falls , one of highest waterfalls in the world at 741 feet (226 meters). 100 miles (161 kilometers) long.
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Origin of Potaro
First recorded in 1840–45; “Black (River)” in an Indigenous language
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