Araguaya


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A·ra·guaí·a

or A·ra·gua·ya  (är′ə-gwī′ə)
A river rising in central Brazil and flowing about 2,115 km (1,315 mi) generally northward to the Tocantins River. There are numerous falls on the river.

A•ra•gua•ya

(ˌɑ rəˈgwɑ yɑ)

n.
a river flowing N from central Brazil to the Tocantins River. ab. 1100 mi. (1770 km) long.
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Noun1.Araguaya - a river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins RiverAraguaya - a river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins River
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THE question of whether a member of a ship's crew is entitled to take ashore with him, at the end of a voyage, jam or other food which has been served out as rations, and which remains unconsumed, was the issue raised in a case which came before the Liverpool Stipendiary today, in which John Lewis (23), a fireman on the SS Araguaya, was charged with stealing a tin of jam and a tin of syrup belonging to the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company.
Olaria, near Xavantina, Harley 11097 (K, MO, P); entre Parecis e Santo Antonio, Kuhlmann 1663 (MO, SI, US); Santa Rita do Araguaya on Rio Araguaya, Chase 11881 (MO).
Mato Grosso: West of Santa Rita do Araguaya (Goias), ca.