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  1. a river in W South America, flowing N from E Peru and joining the Marañón to form the Amazon. 1200 miles (1930 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for ucayali

Historical Examples

  • Furthermore, the Indians have been enslaved by the rubber men from the Ucayali.

    The Andes of Southern Peru

    Isaiah Bowman

  • A second will continue that line eastward to the Ucayali River.

  • They are on both banks of the Javary and extend as far west as the Ucayali.

    The Pathless Trail

    Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel

  • Of all the savage tribes that roam about the head waters of the Ucayali, the Cashibos alone are cannibals.

  • The banks of the Ucayali and Pachitea, at their confluence, are low, subject to overflow and unsuitable for settlement.

British Dictionary definitions for ucayali


  1. a river in E Peru, flowing north into the Marañón above Iquitos. Length: 1600 km (1000 miles)
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