Purus River

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Related to Purus River: Amazon River, Tocantins River, Tapajos River
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Noun1.Purus River - a Brazilian river; tributary of the Amazon River
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
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Moreover, a recent discovery of the same type of sites in the Purus River floodplain, in the state of Amazonas, suggests that a floodplain versus upland dichotomy might no longer work as a variable for evaluating human adaptive behaviour in the lowland South American tropics.
Although, at this point, it is still early to define which social organisation that would be, the homogeneity of settlement organisation over the varzea and terra firme areas for the upper Purus River is certain.
The most recent species was found at the confluence of Brazil's Solimoes and Purus rivers.