Definitions for rio negroˈri ʊ ˈnɛ grʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ri•o Ne•groˈri ʊ ˈnɛ grʊ(n.)

  1. Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Portuguese name of Negro River. 1 2

Rí•o Ne•groˈri ɔ ˈnɛ grɔ(n.)

  1. Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Spanish name of Negro River. 1 2

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Rio Negro

    1, One of the larger tributaries of the Amazon, rises as the Guainia in SE. Columbia; crosses Venezuela and Brazil in a more or less SE. direction, and joins the Amazon (the Marañon here) near Manaos after a course of 1350 m.; some of its tributaries connect the Orinoco with the Amazon. 2, Has its source in a small lake in the Chilian Andes, flows NE. and E. to the Atlantic, is some 500 m. long, and easily navigated.


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