Pronunciation: (mä-nous'), [key]
a port in and the capital of Amazonas, in N Brazil, on the Río Negro near its confluence with the Amazon: ab. 1000 mi. (1600 km) from the Atlantic but accessible to some ocean trade. 642,582. Also,Manaus.
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