Purus

geographical name
Pu·​rus | \ pə-ˈrüs How to pronounce Purus (audio) \

Definition of Purus

river 2100 miles (3379 kilometers) long in northwest central South America rising in the Andes mountain system in southeastern Peru and flowing northeast into the Amazon River in Brazil

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“Purus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Purus. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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