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[kar-uh-nee; Spanish kah-raw-nee] /ˌkær əˈni; Spanish ˌkɑ rɔ ni/
a river in SE Venezuela, flowing N to the Orinoco River. 550 miles (885 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Berreo reoccupied the site; and Keymis found the mouth of the caroni blocked, and guarded by a battery.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • It was first founded by Jesuits in 1576, close to the confluence of the caroni and Orinoko.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • caroni, the famous grand opera leader, stood ready to conduct.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • Aguacagua, an Indian mission, on a branch of the Oronoco, called caroni.

    The Indian in his Wigwam Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • Thence he would have ascended the caroni, but his men could not row a stone's throw in an hour.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing

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