from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river of central and northern Brazil rising in several streams and flowing about 1,979 km (1,230 mi) generally northward to the Amazon River at the head of the Amazon delta.
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- proper n. A major river in Brazil that flows north into the Amazon delta.
- proper n. Cultural reservation in central Brazil, in the state of Mato Grosso.
- proper n. Any of several indigenous tribes of Amerind peoples who live in the Xingu reservation.
From Portuguese. (Wiktionary)