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

  • A river of southeast Africa rising near Johannesburg in northeast South Africa and flowing about 1,770 km (1,100 mi) in a northeast-southeast arc to the Indian Ocean in southern Mozambique.

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  • proper n. A river of Africa that rises near Johannesburg and flows about 1,770 km (1,100 miles) to the Indian Ocean in Mozambique.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean


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