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A river of northeast Ecuador and northern Peru flowing about 1,125 km (700 mi) east and southeast to the Amazon River.
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(ˈnɑ poʊ)

a South American river flowing from central Ecuador through NE Peru to the Amazon River. ab. 700 mi. (1125 km) long.
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