Corantijn

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Co·ran·tijn

 (kôr′ən-tīn′)

Corantijn

(ˈkɔranˌtɛjn)
n
(Placename) the Dutch name of Courantyne
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The scales of blended times had changed in the half-apparitional, half-concrete fabric of my Dream-book and arrival on the Virgin Ship in the Courantyne River from which we made our way into the savannahs.
I read in the Carnival Argosy in 1939," said Mr Mageye, "that engineers were contemplating diverting the tributary to the Courantyne River known as Crabwood Creek into an enclosure, or giant spatial lasso, so to speak, for horses and cattle to prevent them straying onto and grazing upon the rice fields.
Horseflesh flanking the Moon and the creek became the shadow of a wall, or a dam, as the procession advanced towards the Courantyne River.