São Francisco

[ soun frahn-sees-koo ]
/ ˈsãʊ̃ frɑ̃ˈsis kʊ /

noun

a river flowing NE and E through E Brazil into the Atlantic. 1,800 miles (2,900 km) long.

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British Dictionary definitions for São Francisco

São Francisco
/ (Portuguese sə̃u frə̃ˈsisku) /

noun

a river in E Brazil, rising in SW Minas Gerais state and flowing northeast, then southeast to the Atlantic northeast of Aracajú. Length: 3200 km (1990 miles)
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