Definition of Montarias
1. montaria [n] - See also: montaria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Montarias
Literary usage of Montarias
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz (1886)
"barge with its white awning, the gay canoe, and two 0I three Indian montarias. After breakfast our party dispersed, some to rest in their hammocks, ..."
2. Thayer Expedition by Charles Frederick Hartt (1870)
"Canoes and montarias dropped down on the current, and all was repose. About nine o'clock* a breeze from the sea stole over the water, ..."
3. The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of by Henry Walter Bates (1864)
"It was interesting to see them in their little, heavily-laden montarias. ... Besides one or more montarias, almost every family has a larger canoe, ..."
4. Scientific Results of a Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz and His by Charles Frederick Hartt, Louis Agassiz (1870)
"Canoes and montarias dropped down on the current, and all was repose. About nine o'clock * a breeze from the sea stole over the water, ruffling its surface ..."
5. Brazil and the Brazilians Portrayed in Historical and Descriptive Sketches by Daniel Parish Kidder, James Cooley Fletcher (1857)
"... folding it in the embrace of its two large estuaries; strange fishermen's craft, picturesque montarias and canoes, lying along the praias; dainty, ..."
6. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... ascended the Orinoco a month's journey above Esmeralda, till his montarias could travel no farther and the river might almost have been leaped over. ..."