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a state in NW Brazil. 601,769 sq. mi. (1,558,582 sq. km).
Capital: Manáos.
Historical Examples

Este ferrocarril llegar un da hasta los tributarios del Amazonas; pero por ahora, como Ud.
Heath’s Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader Ernesto Nelson

In 1892 Manos became the see of the new bishopric of Amazonas.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 5 Various

Este plana contiene 1661 millas del rio Amazonas Peruano y sus afluentes.
Life of Rear Admiral John Randolph Tucker James Henry Rochelle

a state of W Brazil, consisting of the central Amazon basin: vast areas of unexplored tropical rainforest. Capital: Manaus. Pop: 2 961 801 (2002). Area: 1 542 277 sq km (595 474 sq miles)


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