Iguaçú

geographical name
Igua·​çú | \ ˌē-gwə-ˈsü How to pronounce Iguaçú (audio) \
variants: or Iguazú

Definition of Iguaçú

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

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“Iguaçú.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Igua%C3%A7%C3%BA. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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