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Tocantins

[ taw-kahn-teens ]
/ ˌtɔ kɑ̃ˈtĩs /
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noun
a river in E Brazil, flowing N to the Pará River. 1,700 miles (2,735 km) long.
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Tocantins
/ (Portuguese tokã̃ˈtɪ̃s) /

noun
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)
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