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Solimões

[ saw-li-moins ]
/ ˌsɔ lɪˈmɔ̃ɪ̃s /
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noun
Brazilian name of the Amazon from its junction with the Río Negro to the border of Peru.
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How to use Solimões in a sentence

  • It inhabits the flooded islands of the Rio Negro and the Solimoes, never appearing on the mainland.

British Dictionary definitions for Solimões

Solimões
/ (suliˈmõəʃ) /

noun
the Solimões the Brazilian name for the Amazon from the Peruvian border to the Rio Negro
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