Definition of Tocantins

1. Noun. A river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River.

Exact synonyms: Tocantins River
Group relationships: Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic Of Brazil
Generic synonyms: River



Definition of Tocantins

1. Proper noun. State in northern Brazil which has Palmas as its capital. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tocantins

Tobagonian
Tobey
Tobia fever
Tobiah
Tobias
Tobias George Smollett
Tobias Smollett
Tobias night
Tobin
Tobin bronze
Tobit
Tobler
Toblerone
Tobruk splint
Toby
Tocantins
Tocantins River
Tocharian
Tocharian A
Tocharian B
Tocharians
Tochigi
Tocqueville
Tocquevillian
Tod's muscle
Toda
Todaro
Todd
Todd's paralysis
Todd's postepileptic paralysis

Literary usage of Tocantins

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1. Exploring and Travelling Three Thousand Miles Through Brazil from Rio de by James William Wells (1887)
"Sao Francisco—The shores of the tocantins—A murderous rascal and his home—Persecution of the Indians and unpunished crimes of the interior of ..."

2. The Lower Amazon: A Narrative of Explorations in the Little Known Regions of by Algot Lange (1914)
"... The Start up the tocantins j|N the month of June, 1912, I resolve to undertake a journey of general observation up the Lower tocantins River, reaching, ..."

3. The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of by Henry Walter Bates (1884)
"Mr. Wallace and I started to-day on the excursion which I have already mentioned as having been planned with Mr. Leavens, up the river tocantins, ..."

4. The naturalist on the river Amazons by Henry Walter Bates (1873)
"Mr. Wallace and I started to-day on the excursion which I have already mentioned as having been planned with Mr. Leavens, up the river tocantins, ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1886)
"On July 17th the governor and his padre were back at Tete. Notes of a Visit made to tlie Delta of the River tocantins, Brazil. By JAMES W. WELLS, M. INST. ..."

6. The Earth and Its Inhabitants, Africa by Elisée Reclus, Augustus Henry Keane (1895)
"rains which begin to fall in September, and which in the upland tocantins valleys appear to represent an annual precipitation of nearly 80 inches. ..."

7. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"Its most important affluent, and the source whence it draws, perhaps, the great mass of its volume of waters, is the tocantins. Formerly, the name Para, ..."

8. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1909)
"1 The Tapajos, Xingu, and tocantins Between the Madeira and the tocantins the Amazon is joined by two other great tributaries—the Tapajos and the Xingu—both ..."

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