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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.
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Araguaia

(ˌɑːrəˈɡwaɪə) or

Araguaya

n
(Placename) a river in central Brazil, rising in S central Mato Grosso state and flowing north to the Tocantins River. Length: over 1771 km (1100 miles)
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Noun1.Araguaia - a river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins RiverAraguaia - a river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins River
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Laboratorio de Estudos em Materials (LEMat), Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso - Instituto de Ciencias Exatas e da Terra, Campus Universitario do Araguaia, CEP 78600-000, Barra do Gargas, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
This study was conducted during 2014 and 2015 in commercial watermelon fields in Formoso do Araguaia (11.902106[degrees]S, 49.561603[degrees]W, with an altitude of 240 masl, and a tropical climate with a dry winter and rainy summer) in Tocantins State, Brazil.
After approximately six months of meetings and negotiations, in March 2015 GES visited Para for the first time, specifically the micro-regions of Baixo Amazonas, Carajas and Araguaia, including the indigenous area of Itaituba, which, up to the beginning of that year, had not received regular supervision visits.
(2)-Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude (ICBS), Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (UFMT), Campus Universitario do Araguaia (CUA), Barra do Garcas-MT, Brasil.
In preparing our package on the canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero, Gene Palumbo, a longtime friend of NCR and a journalist who has lived in El Salvador since 1980, suggested that I read the poem "Romero of America, Our Shepherd and Martyr" by Bishop Pedro Casaldaliga, now retired from Sao Felix do Araguaia in Brazil.