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

  • A river rising in southwest Brazil and flowing about 2,574 km (1,600 mi) southward to the Paraná River in southwest Paraguay. Part of its course forms the border between the two countries.


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  • The Paraguay River is the main thoroughfare through the Pantanal, and there are many species of fish and wildlife.

    Jungle Fever

  • In addition, the Cerrado is a large part of the watershed for the mighty San Francisco and Paraguay River systems, and contains 700,000 square kilometers of land located within the Amazon Basin (the total area that drains into the Amazon River system; not to be confused with the Amazon rain forest).

    Chris McGowan: The Importance of Being Cerrado: Brazil's Other Huge, Endangered Ecosystem

  • Andres Cristaldo/European Pressphoto Agency ROWING AWAY: A man rowed his boat next to a ship moored in a harbor on the Paraguay River Tuesday.

    Today's Photos: Dec. 30

  • It extends 1,000 kilometers (km) from its origin to its confluence with the Paraguay River.

    Pantanal Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • Acurizal and Penha PRNHs are located on a strip of land between the Paraguay River and the Amolar Mountain Range.

    Pantanal Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • Draining an area of approximately 100,000 km2, the Cuiaba River reaches the mouth of the Paraguay River with an average discharge of 480 cubic meters (m3) per second.

    Pantanal Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • The Cuiaba River is the principal tributary of the Paraguay River; these two rivers are functionally among the most important waterways in the Pantanal.

    Pantanal Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • We started out in Porto Murtinho, a tiny little speck of a city on the Paraguay River in Southern Brazil.

    Jungle Fever

  • The longest river is the Paraguay River - along the same lines as Oklahoma City, Panama City, and other such original names.

    Core Beliefs: 1

  • But Bob and the rest of the company went on till they crossed the Paraguay River; and there, in the western part of that country, they made themselves at home.

    Bird Stories


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