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also Ta·pa·joz  (tăp′ə-zhôs′, tä′pä-)
A river, about 975 km (610 mi) long, of northern Brazil flowing northeast to the Amazon River.
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(Portuguese tapaˈʒɔs)
(Placename) a river in N Brazil, rising in N central Mato Grosso and flowing northeast to the Amazon. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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(ˌtɑ pəˈʒɔs, ˌtæp ə-)

a river flowing NE through central Brazil to the Amazon. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
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