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(Placename) the Solimões the Brazilian name for the Amazon from the Peruvian border to the Rio Negro
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(Port. ˌsɔ lɪˈmɔ̃ɪ̃s)

the upper Amazon in Brazil, from the Negro River to the border of Peru.
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The study area was comprised of two floodplain lakes in a lower stretch of the Solimoes River, downstream of the Puras River mouth and above the confluence of the Solimoes and Negro rivers (Figure 1).
Subsistence hunting of Cuniculus paca in the middle of the Solimoes River, Amazonas, Brazil.--Braz.
In order to develop the argument lets have a look at the group of cities that conform the urban network along the Solimoes River in the state of Amazonas, Brazil.
The satellite image shows the city of Manaus and the junction of the dark waters of the Negro River, coming from the northwest, and the muddy waters of the Solimoes River, coming from the southwest, to form the Amazon River, flowing eastward.
crepitans of the populations of the floodplains of Solimoes river in Amazon forest (03[degrees] 05 '59" S /63[degrees] 01' 52" W), Coari county, Amazonas state, Brazil (Figures 1A-C).
Solimoes River, another tributary of the Amazonas, has also reached its lowest level since 1982.