Share this entry

Rio Negro Syllabification: Ri·o Ne·gro
Pronunciation: /ˌrēō ˈnāɡrō/

Definition of Rio Negro in English:

A river in South America that rises as the Guainia in eastern Colombia and flows for about 1,400 miles (2,255 km) through northwestern Brazil before joining the Amazon River near Manaus.

Definition of Rio Negro in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources