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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. a great waterfall on the Brazil-Paraguay border.

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  • n. a great waterfall on the border between Brazil and Paraguay

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Examples

  • Reuters Henrique Capriles campaigned in the town of La Guaira last month.

    Venezuelans Aim to Challenge Chávez

  • I understand he lives like a king in a beachfront mansion outside La Guaira, near Caracas.

    TRIAL BY FIRE

  • Slave-raiding parties (bandeirantes) penetrated the interior from São Paulo and attacked Spanish Jesuit missions on the upper Paraná (Guaira), forcing their transfer farther south and establishing Portuguese control of the region.

    1612

  • Guaira (Guaira Falls) on the Rio Parana, has not been determined

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

  • Venezuelan presidential hopeful Henrique Capriles, seen at a rally in La Guaira Jan. 27, has been attacked over his sexuality, Jewish ancestry and his selection as opposition candidate.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • The people of Guaira, a city of 37,000 people located 450 kilometres from Sao Paulo, were shaken by the brutality of the crime.

    IPS Inter Press Service

  • Five assailants invaded the ranch of a man known to police by the nickname "Polaco," federal police officer Claudio Cesar said by telephone from Guaira city.

    Taipei Times

  • Russian Primer Minister Vladimir Putin and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez view a globe while visiting the Russian Navy's tall ship Kruzenshtern in the port of Guaira near Caracas on Friday.

    arabnews - frontpage

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