Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of southeast South America rising in southern Brazil and flowing about 1,609 km (1,000 mi) west and south along the Brazil-Argentina border and the Argentina-Uruguay border to the Río de la Plata.

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  • n. a South American river that arises in southern Brazil and flows south to the Rio de la Plata; the northern section forms the boundary between Argentina and Brazil and the southern section forms the boundary between Argentina and Uruguay

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Examples

  • In the wake of the ruling, citizen activist groups in the Argentine border town of Gualeguaych said they intend to maintain a blockade they have kept on a border bridge since 2006, and will go ahead with a planned march Sunday to protest the plant, which lies on the other side of the Uruguay River.

    U.N. Court Backs Uruguay in Border-River Mill Dispute

  • Brazil's two southernmost states are drained through the Uruguay River also into the Plata River.

    Brazil

  • Other treaties include: (i) the Cooperation Agreement for the Use of Natural Resources and Development of the Quaraí River Basin; and (ii) the Treaty for the use of Shared Natural Resources of the Bordering Stretches of the Uruguay River and its tributary, the Pepiri-Guaçu River, between Brazil and Argentina.

    Water profile of Brazil

  • Most of the mammals from this ecoregion are found in the gallery forests along the Uruguay River and in the small ravines of the north.

    Uruguayan savanna

  • Brazil are in dispute -- Arroyo de la Invernada (Arroio Invernada) area of the Rio Cuareim (Rio Quarai) and the islands at the confluence of the Rio Cuareim (Rio Quarai) and the Uruguay River

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • (Arroyo de la Invernada) area of the Rio Quarai (Rio Cuareim) and the islands at the confluence of the Rio Quarai and the Uruguay River

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

  • Invernada (Arroio Invernada) area of the Rio Quarai and the islands at the confluence of the Rio Cuareim (Rio Quarai) and the Uruguay River

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

  • Brazil are in dispute - Arroyo de la Invernada (Arroio Invernada) area of the Rio Cuareim (Rio Quarai) and the islands at the confluence of the Rio Cuareim (Rio Quarai) and the Uruguay River

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • Uruguay are currently experiencing a conflict over the Uruguay River.

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  • To the west lies the Uruguay River, to the southwest lies the estuary of Río de la Plata, with Argentina only a short commute across the banks of either of these bodies of water, while to the southeast lies the South Atlantic Ocean.

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