- a river in E Brazil, flowing N to the Pará River. 1700 miles (2735 km) long.
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A part of the western boundary is formed by the Tocantins, and another part by the Gurupy, which separates the state from Par.
The region drained by the Tocantins and Araguaya very nearly corresponds with the state of Goyaz.The South American Republics Part I of II
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- a state of N Brazil, created from the northern part of Goiás state in 1988. Capital: Palmas. Pop: 1 207 014 (2002). Area: 278 421 sq km (107 499 sq miles)
- a river in E Brazil, rising in S central Goiás state and flowing generally north to the Pará River. Length: about 2700 km (1700 miles)