Definition of Parana
1. Noun. A South American river; tributary of Rio de la Plata.
Group relationships: Argentina, Argentine Republic, Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic Of Brazil, Paraguay, Republic Of Paraguay
Generic synonyms: River
Terms within: Guaira, Guaira Falls, Sete Quedas, Urubupunga, Urubupunga Falls
Definition of Parana
1. Proper noun. State in southern Brazil which has Curitiba as its capital. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Parana
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"ln the evening I set out on an excursion to St. F6, which is situated nearly three hundred English miles from Buenos Ayres, on the banks of the parana. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"parana, pa-ra-na', state of the Brazilian Confederation, bounded on the north by Sao Paolo, on the east by the same state and by the Atlantic, ..."
3. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"parana^ pa-ra-na', state of the Brazilian Confederation, bounded on the north by Sao Paolo, on the east by the same state and by the Atlantic, ..."
4. The Spanish-American Republics by Theodore Child (1891)
"UP THE RIVER parana. ON May 20, 1890, I left Buenos Ayres for a trip up the parana River on board the Platense Flotilla Company's ship Olympo. ..."
5. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"The Waters of the Paraguay and parana.—Affluents of the Paraguay. ... between the missions of Chiquitos and those of the * Mouth of the parana. ..."
6. The Argentine Republic: Its Development and Progress by Pierre Denis (1922)
"THE problem of the use of the river-routes of the parana and the Paraguay is not of interest to Argentina alone. It affects the whole history of ..."
7. Central America, the West Indies and South America by Henry Walter Bates, Augustus Henry Keane (1885)
"The water is lowest in August, but the branch known as parana de las Palmas is always deep enough for navigation. Besides this branch the delta is ..."