Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river of central and northern Brazil rising in several streams and flowing about 1,980 km (1,230 mi) generally northward to the Amazon River at the head of the Amazon delta.

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  • proper noun A major river in Brazil that flows north into the Amazon delta.
  • proper noun Cultural reservation in central Brazil, in the state of Mato Grosso.
  • proper noun Any of several indigenous tribes of Amerind peoples who live in the Xingu reservation.

Etymologies

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From Portuguese.

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