Iguaçú

geographical name Igua·çú \ ˌē-gwə-ˈsü \
variants: or Iguazú

Definition of Iguaçú

river in Paraná state, southern Brazil, flowing west into the Alto Paraná River; contains Iguaçú Falls or Iguazú Falls, a waterfall over 2 miles o(3.2 kilometers) wide composed of numerous cataracts averaging 200 feet (61 meters) in height

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Iguaçú? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!