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A river of east-central Peru and western Brazil flowing about 3,380 km (2,100 mi) generally northeast to the Amazon River.
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Purús(Spanish puˈrus ; Portuguese puˈruʃ)
(Placename) a river in NW central South America, rising in SE Peru and flowing northeast to the Amazon. Length: about 3200 km (2000 miles)
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Pu•rús(Sp. puˈrus; Port. pʊˈrus)
a river in NW central South America, flowing NE from E Peru through W Brazil to the Amazon. 2000 mi. (3200 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Purus - a Brazilian river; tributary of the Amazon River|
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