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Pu•tu•ma•yo  (po̅o̅′to̅o̅ mäyô),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesa river in NW South America, flowing SE from S Colombia into the Amazon in NW Brazil. 900 mi. (1450 km) long. Portuguese,  Iça. 

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Putumayo /Spanish: putuˈmajo / n
  1. a river in NW South America, rising in S Colombia and flowing southeast as most of the border between Colombia and Peru, entering the Amazon in Brazil: scene of the Putumayo rubber scandal (1910–11) during the rubber boom, in which many Indians were enslaved and killed by rubber exploiters. Length: 1578 km (980 miles)
    Brazilian name: Içá

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