Purús

[ Spanish poo-roos; Portuguese poo-roos ]
/ Spanish puˈrus; Portuguese pʊˈrus /

noun

a river in NW central South America, flowing NE from E Peru through W Brazil to the Amazon. 2,000 miles (3,200 km) long.

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Purús
/ (Spanish puˈrus , Portuguese puˈruʃ) /

noun

a river in NW central South America, rising in SE Peru and flowing northeast to the Amazon. Length: about 3200 km (2000 miles)
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