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[oo-roo-vahm-bah; English oo r-uh-bahm-buh]
  1. 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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Historical Examples of urubamba

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

    The Andes of Southern Peru

    Isaiah Bowman

  • 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 Urubamba River is known by various names to the people who live on its banks.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham

  • Urubamba is “flat-land-where-there-are-grubs-or-caterpillars.”

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham