Corrientes


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Cor·ri·en·tes

 (kôr′ē-ĕn′tĕs)
A city of northeast Argentina on the Paraná River and the Paraguay border. It was founded in 1588.

Corrientes

(Spanish koˈrrjentes)
n
(Placename) a port in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River. Pop: 340 000 (2005 est)

Cor•ri•en•tes

(ˌkɔr riˈɛn tɛs)

n.
a port in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River. 258,103.
References in classic literature ?
Even when he swam thousands of miles out of the Pacific and got to a place called Cape Corrientes (that was when he was coming back from Gough's Island), he found a few hundred mangy seals on a rock and they told him that men came there too.
Having finished our dinner, of hail-stricken meat, we crossed the Sierra Tapalguen; a low range of hills, a few hundred feet in height, which commences at Cape Corrientes. The rock in this part is pure quartz; further eastward I understand it is granitic.
The hurricane was located at 215 kilometers south-west of Cabo Corrientes with winds blowing at up to 315 kilometers per hour at 1500 GMT, according to Mexico's National Meteorological Service.