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Pa·ra·ná

 (păr′ə-nä′, pä′rä-)
1. A city of northeast Argentina on the Paraná River north of Rosario. It is a river port accessible for oceangoing vessels.
2. A river of central South America rising in east-central Brazil at the confluence of the Rio Grande and the Paranaíba and flowing about 2,895 km (1,800 mi) generally southwest to its junction with the Paraguay River then south and east to join the Uruguay River and form the Río de la Plata estuary in eastern Argentina.

Paraná

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1. (Placename) a state of S Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a coastal plain and a large rolling plateau with extensive forests. Capital: Curitiba. Pop: 9 798 006 (2002). Area: 199 555 sq km (77 048 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in E Argentina, on the Paraná River opposite Santa Fe: capital of Argentina (1853–1862). Pop: 305 000 (2005 est)
3. (Placename) a river in central South America, formed in S Brazil by the confluence of the Rio Grande and the Paranaíba River and flowing generally south to the Atlantic through the Río de la Plata estuary. Length: 2900 km (1800 miles)

Pa•ra•ná

(ˌpær əˈnɑ, ˌpɑr-)

n.
1. a state in SE Brazil. 8,985,981; 76,858 sq. mi. (199,060 sq. km). Cap.: Curitiba.
2. a river flowing from S Brazil along the SE border of Paraguay into the Río de la Plata in E Argentina. 2050 mi. (3300 km) long.
3. a city in E Argentina, on the Paraná River. 211,936.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Parana - a South American riverParana - a South American river; tributary of Rio de la Plata
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
Paraguay, Republic of Paraguay - a landlocked republic in south central South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1811
Guaira, Guaira Falls, Sete Quedas - a great waterfall on the border between Brazil and Paraguay
Urubupunga, Urubupunga Falls - a waterfall in the Parana river in Brazil
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On the islands in the Rio Parana they are exceedingly abundant, and afford the ordinary prey to the Jaguar.
2004) "The Upper River Parana and its floodplain: physical aspects, ecology and conservation".
000 anos atras, com o clima tornando-se mais quente e umido, as matas de araucaria em expansao e os campos e estepes diminuindo (Bauermann & Behling 2009) aparecem os primeiros ceramistas e agricultores, em territorio do atual Estado do Parana, sendo relacionados a povos da familia linguistica Je .
No Parana, a agroecologia e desenvolvida, predominantemente, em pequenas propriedades de carater familiar.
observer of the Government of the State of Parana to the UN International Coffee Conference, special adviser to the president of the Brazilian Coffee Institute, 1964; and Chief of the Brazilian Coffee Institute bureau in New York.
A Radio e Televisao Educativa do Parana (RTVE-PR), com sede em Curitiba, tambem conhecida atualmente como E-Parana, e uma emissora estatal criada em 1987.
Project Description : Belagricola Comercio e Representacoes de Produtos Agricolas Ltda ( Belagricola or the Company ) is a leading inputs provider and grains originator operating in the Parana state, north of Santa Catarina and south of the Sao Paulo state.
A STUDY OF THE CRANIAL AND FACIAL EPIGENETIC VARIATION IN THE LOWER PARANA WETLAND (ARGENTINA) DURING THE LATE HOLOCENE
As questoes apontadas pelo autor tambem marcaram a educacao na Provincia do Parana, a partir de 1854, e compoem os conteudos abordados na pesquisa (2) cujo objeto foi o conjunto de Relatorios e Oficios da Instrucao Publica no Parana provincial que da sustentacao a este texto.
In contrast to the Philippines, Michele Caputo Neto, health secretary of the Parana State of Brazil (which has a federal system), announced on Nov.
Rio de Janeiro: Parana and Ceara secured their return to Brazil's top football division in the penultimate round of the Serie B season.
Sao eles: relevo acidentado que caracteriza o limite entre o Segundo e o Terceiro Planalto paranaense, coincidente com o limite municipal a oeste, o qual marca o contato entre rochas sedimentares da Bacia do Parana (formacoes Piramboia e Botucatu) e as rochas vulcanicas da Formacao Serra Geral; ocorrencia de intrusoes de diabasio no limite leste do municipio; presenca das cabeceiras de drenagem de importantes afluentes do rio Ivai, inclusive dos rios que lhe dao origem, rio Sao Joao e rio dos Patos, com consequente erosao remontante (SILVA e GANDARA, 2014).