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Río de Oro Line breaks: Río de Oro
Pronunciation: /ˌriːəʊ deɪ ˈɔːrəʊ/

Definition of Río de Oro in English:

An arid region on the Atlantic coast of NW Africa, forming the southern part of Western Sahara. It was united with Saguia el-Hamra in 1958 to form the province of Spanish Sahara (now Western Sahara).

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