[ Spanish poo-roos; Portuguese poo-roos ]
/ Spanish puˈrus; Portuguese pʊˈrus /
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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How to use Purús in a sentence
Cras tincidunt mi nec lorem venenatis, ut pharetra purus tristique.
But just before the catastrophe one man, integer vitae scelerisque purus, sees the truth.
Ante et post eam purus sanguis ita acriter ex dura terra effluxit, ut ex vena incisa.
We find that the early authors suddenly cease to refer to them, and the problem is presented: What fate had befallen the Purus?
Pudicus enim & purus fuerat rex iste H. ab ineunte ætate sua.
The law-abiding man, the honest man, is praised as having been "Integer vitae sceleris purus."
British Dictionary definitions for Purús
/ (Spanish puˈrus , Portuguese puˈruʃ) /
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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