Definitions for tapajosˌtɑ pəˈʒɔs, ˌtæp ə-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ta•pa•jósˌtɑ pəˈʒɔs, ˌtæp ə-(n.)
a river flowing NE through central Brazil to the Amazon. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
Category: Geography (places)
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
one of the greater affluents of the Amazon; its head-waters rise in the Serra Diamantina, in the S. of Matto-Grosso State; has a northward course of over 1000 m. before it joins the Amazon; is a broad and excellent waterway, and navigable in its lower course for 150 m.