Apure



a river flowing E from W Venezuela to the Orinoco. about 500 miles (805 km) long.
Historical Examples

But Bolivar had no boats, and the Apure at this point was wide and deep.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

Its famous rapids of the Apure and Maypure were visited by Humboldt.
The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts George W. Holley

The only people with whom he can be compared are the inhabitants of the Apure plains and the Gauchos of the Argentine pampas.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

Ten days after our flight from San Felipe we were on the banks of the Apure.
Mr. Fortescue William Westall

Adopting a desultory system of warfare, he obliged them to recross the Apure, having lost half their original numbers.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 366 Various

The most renowned of his exploits occurred when he had formed a junction with Bolivar on the plains of Apure.
The Young Llanero W.H.G. Kingston

This roaring noise was distinctly heard where the river Nula falls into the Apure, which is more than 100 leagues from Caraccas.
The Book of Curiosities I. Platts

An abundant supply of arms, received from England, was sent to the patriot corps on the banks of the Apure.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various

Near the confluence of the Apure with the Orinoco is the town of Caicara, with a population of six or seven hundred souls.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

Here—especially along the Apure—bird-life is particularly conspicuous.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

noun
a river in W Venezuela, rising in the Andes and flowing east to the Orinoco. Length: about 676 km (420 miles)

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