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1. parana, parana river

a South American river; tributary of Rio de la Plata

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1. (parəˈna)
a state of S Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a coastal plain and a large rolling plateau with extensive forests. Capital: Curitiba. Pop: 9 798 006 (2002). Area: 199 555 sq km (77 048 sq miles)
2. (paraˈna)
a city in E Argentina, on the Paraná River opposite Santa Fe: capital of Argentina (1853–1862). Pop: 305 000 (2005 est)
3. (Portuguese parəˈna, Spanish paraˈna)
a river in central South America, formed in S Brazil by the confluence of the Rio Grande and the Paranaíba River and flowing generally south to the Atlantic through the Río de la Plata estuary. Length: 2900 km (1800 miles)

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state of S Brazil: 77,108 sq mi (199,709 sq km): pop. 8,449,000; cap. Curitiba
river port in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River: pop. 277,000
river in S South America, flowing from S Brazil along the SE boundary of Paraguay, through NE Argentina into the Río de la Plata: c. 2,000 mi (3,219 km)

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1. A city of northeast Argentina on the Paraná River north of Rosario. It is a river port accessible for oceangoing vessels.
2. A river of central South America rising in east-central Brazil at the confluence of the Rio Grande and the Paranaíba and flowing about 2,895 km (1,800 mi) generally southwest to its junction with the Paraguay River then south and east to join the Uruguay River and form the Río de la Plata estuary in eastern Argentina.

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