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A river rising in the Andes of southwest Colombia and flowing about 2,815 km (1,750 mi) southeast across northwest Brazil to the Amazon River.
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(Portuguese ʒapuˈra)
(Placename) a river in NW South America, rising in SW Colombia and flowing southeast across Colombia and Brazil to join the Amazon near Tefé: known as the Caquetá in Colombia. Length: about 2800 km (1750 miles). Spanish name: Yapurá
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(ˌʒɑ pʊˈrɑ)

a river flowing E from the Andes in SW Colombia to the Amazon. 1750 mi. (2820 km) long.
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