[oo-roo-vahm-bah; English oo r-uh-bahm-buh]


a river rising in SE Peru, flowing NW through the Andes Mountains to central Peru to meet the Apurímac River and form the Ucayali River. 450 miles (725 km) long.

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Examples from the Web for urubamba

Historical Examples of urubamba

  • Here are concentrated the worst rapids of the lower Urubamba.

  • One of them I met at a rubber station on the lower Urubamba River.

  • The Urubamba between Torontoy and Colpani is the finest illustration.

  • The valley of the Huatanay is one of many valleys tributary to the Urubamba.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham

  • They descended the Lucumayo to its junction with the Urubamba and came to the bridge of Chuquichaca.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham