Juruá

geographical name
Ju·​ruá | \ ˌzhu̇r-(ə-)ˈwä How to pronounce Juruá (audio) \

Definition of Juruá

river in northwest central South America flowing from east central Peru northeast into the Solimões in northwestern Brazil

Comments on Juruá

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

WORD OF THE DAY

food or victuals

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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