Sentence Examples


  • It runs conterminous with the southern border of Brazil, and lies between 30° and 35° S.
  • The three great rivers that form the La Plata system - the Paraguay, Parana and Uruguay - have their sources in the highlands of Brazil and flow southward through a great continental depression, two of them forming eastern boundary lines, and one of them, the Parana, flowing across the eastern part of the republic. The northern part of Argentina, therefore, drains eastward from the mountains to these rivers, except where some great inland depression gives rise to a drainage having no outlet to the sea, and except, also, in the " mesopotamia " region, where small streams flow westward into the Parana and eastward into the Uruguay.
  • Of the Orinoco and Apure, with the Yuruari territory on the E., the Caroni river forming the boundary, and the Amazonas territory and Brazil on the S.
  • MACEIO or Macayo, a city and port of Brazil and capital of the state of Alagoas, about 125 m.
  • In Brazil the myrtles are represented by monkey-pots (Lecythideae).