Definitions

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

  • A river of central and eastern Colombia flowing about 1,046 km (650 mi) east from the Andes to the Orinoco River on the Colombia-Venezuela boundary.

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Examples

  • Gen. Javier Fl rez said the rescue, which came on Gen. Mendieta's 53rd birthday, occurred in the southeastern province of Guaviare.

    World Watch

  • The rescue in the remote southeastern state of Guaviare is a good example of the competency of today's Colombian army.

    Colombia's Army Shows Its Stuff

  • From Colombia, the whitewater (carrying suspended organic and mineral material) Vichada, Guaviare, and Inírida Rivers, and the clearwater (containing no suspended solids) Ventuari River in Venezuela, feed into the Orinoco Basin, which drains toward the Caribbean Sea.

    Negro-Branco moist forests

  • It is bound on the northeast by the Guainía, Guaviare, and Guayabero rivers and to the western extreme at the small Rio Losada, south of the Serrania de la Macarena.

    Caqueta moist forests

  • Sadr City in Baghdad, the northeastern districts of Sri Lanka and the Guaviare province of Colombia have little in common culturally, historically or politically.

    There Is a Military Solution to Terror

  • Months later, it overran an army base in Miraflores, in the southern jungle province of Guaviare.

    Rebels Flail in Colombia

  • At the Río Guaviare, the Spaniards encountered for the first time the forests of the Amazon.

    One River

  • By the time the plane passed over the Río Guaviare the gallery forests of the river margins had spread out and coalesced, and the land had disappeared beneath an unbroken cover of jungle.

    One River

  • In December 1950 and continuing through the early spring of 1951, Schultes mounted a series of Colombian expeditions, crossing the Río Guaviare to explore the Mesa La Lindosa before turning west and entering the Serranía de la Macarena, the ancient ridge of uplands adjacent to the flank of the Andes.

    One River

  • Schultes had indeed just returned from the Río Guaviare, and he arrived in the parlor of the cottage thin and gaunt, with what Imle remembers as a distant, even haunted look on his face.

    One River

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