Rio Negro

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Río Negro

(ˈriːəʊ ˈneɪɡrəʊ; ˈnɛɡ-; Spanish ˈrio ˈneɣro)
(Placename) See Negro2


(ˈni groʊ)

n., pl. -groes,
adj. Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. n.
1. a member of any of the indigenous peoples of sub-Saharan Africa, or one of their descendants.
2. of or designating Negroes.
[1545–55; < Sp and Portuguese negro black < Latin nigrum, masculine acc. of niger black]
usage: See black.


(ˈneɪ groʊ; Sp. ˈnɛ grɔ)
; Port. ne′gro͝o),
1. a river in NW South America, flowing SE from Colombia into the Amazon. 1400 mi. (2255 km) long.
2. a river in S Argentina, flowing E from the Andes to the Atlantic. 700 mi. (1125 km) long.
3. a river in SE South America, flowing SW from Brazil into the Uruguay River. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
Portuguese, Rio Negro. Spanish, Río Negro.
References in classic literature ?
He had the mysterious juruparis of the Rio Negro Indians, that women are not allowed to look at and that even youths may not see till they have been subjected to fasting and scourging, and the earthen jars of the Peruvians that have the shrill cries of birds, and flutes of human bones such as Alfonso de Ovalle heard in Chile, and the sonorous green jaspers that are found near Cuzco and give forth a note of singular sweetness.
Project Description : Construction of the Pomona wind farm in Rio Negro, Argentina.
28 September 2017 - UK-based upstream oil and gas company President Energy (AIM: PPC) has acquired US-based oil and gas producer Chevron's 100% operated interest in its oil producing assets at Puesto Flores and Estancia Vieja in the prolific Neuquen Basin situated in the Rio Negro Province, Argentina, the company said.
Myotis chiloensis, murcielaguito de Chile, es endemico de la Patagonia argentina y chilena con registros en las provincias de Neuquen, Rio Negro, Chubut y Tierra del Fuego.
Argentina against the Allende government, the look of daily Rio Negro
Her weight is a new record at the Cipolletti Clinic in the southern Argentine province of Rio Negro.
O capitulo 4, "Quando, como e o que Bebe: o processo de alcoolizacao entre os povos indigenas do Alto Rio Negro, Brasil", a partir de pesquisa em tres aldeias, discute o inicio precoce na atualidade do consumo de cachaca e o fato da mesma ser "uma das moedas de troca de trabalho indigena por produtos manufaturados".
El Fuerte Nuestra Senora del Carmen de Patagones, fundado en 1779 proximo a la desembocadura del rio Negro, era uno de los enclaves pioneros del avance colonial en la Patagonia (5).
Top row, from left: land being cleared with fire for farmers and ranchers in Brazil; the Rio Negro, an Amazon tributary, at a record low level in Manaus, Brazil.
To facilitate the launch of Argentina's first licensed online gaming operator, Vivo Interactive customized its platform enabling Casinos del Rio to leverage its brand and existing operations while meeting all regulatory requirements outlined by La Loteria of Rio Negro.
Manaus city government spokeswoman Jacira Oliveira said the 180-day state of emergency that began Tuesday is only a preventive measure to assure quick access to emergency resources if the Rio Negro (Black River) unexpectedly spills into the city.
A Manaus city hall spokeswoman said the 180-day state of emergency that came into eect yesterday was a preventive measure to assure swift access to emergency resources if the Rio Negro unexpectedly spills into the city.