Iguaçú Falls


Iguaçú Falls
/ɪgwasu ˈfɔlz/ (say igwahsooh 'fawlz)

plural noun
a waterfall of great volume on the Iguaçú River, on the boundary between Brazil and Argentina. 64 m high; about 4 km wide.
Also, Iguassú Falls.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Iguassu (or Iguaçu) Falls —  Waterfall on the Argentina Brazil border; in Portuguese, Saltos do Ig˘ uaçu; in Spanish, Cataratas del Iguazú …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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  • Iguaçu River — ▪ river, Brazil also spelled  Iguassú , Portuguese  Rio Iguaçu , Spanish  Río Iguazú   river flowing through Santa Catarina and Paraná states in southern Brazil. The Iguaçu is formed by headstreams rising in the Serra do Mar near Curitiba. It… …   Universalium

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  • Iguaçú — or Iguazú geographical name river S Brazil in Paraná state flowing W into Alto Paraná River; contains Iguaçú Falls or Iguazú Falls (waterfall over 2 miles or 3.2 kilometers wide composed of numerous cataracts averaging 200 feet or 61 meters in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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