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A·pu·re

 (ä-po͞o′rĕ)
A river of west-central Venezuela originating in the Andes of Colombia and flowing about 805 km (500 mi) eastward to the Orinoco River.
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Apure

(Spanish aˈpure)
n
(Placename) a river in W Venezuela, rising in the Andes and flowing east to the Orinoco. Length: about 676 km (420 miles)
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A•pu•re

(ɑˈpu rɛ)

n.
a river flowing E from W Venezuela to the Orinoco. ab. 500 mi. (805 km) long.
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These mosquitoes were absent in southwest regions near the Apure River, which were free of malaria (3).
Population parameters of main fishery resources in the basin of the Apure River, Venezuela (2000-2003)