from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river, about 2,639 km (1,640 mi) long, flowing from central Brazil near Brasília northward to the Pará River southwest of Belém.
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- proper n. State in northern Brazil which has Palmas as its capital.
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- n. a river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River
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Survivor: China winner Todd Herzog has recently gone public with the fact that he's dating Survivor: Tocantins, which is currently airing.
It is a question among geographers whether the Tocantins is a branch of the Amazons, or should be considered as forming an independent river system.
A press release from CBS calls Tocantins one of the most rugged locations ever visited.
If in countless centuries to come the ocean should continue to eat its way into the Valley of the Amazons, once more transforming the lower part of the basin into a gulf, as it was during the cretaceous period, the time might arrive when geographers, finding the Madeira emptying almost immediately into the sea, would ask themselves whether it had ever been indeed a branch of the Amazons, just as they now question whether the Tocantins is a tributary of the main stream or an independent river.
When I got voted off on 'Tocantins' I had a hard time there so this time I wanted to make myself the
In the meantime, let us know if you plan to watch tomorrow night, and make sure to see Tocantins runner-up Stephen Fishbach and me grill Laura, the most recent snuffed Survivor, on the latest edition of Survivor Talk below.
But then something unusual happened during the Tocantins season.
Kátia Abreu is a senator from the state of Tocantins, and is the president of the National Confederation of Agricultural and Livestock of Brazil
Special guest Stephen Fishbach (runner-up of Survivor: Tocantins) joins Josh Wolk and me as we grill Yasmin all about her absurdly bizarre motivational speech to the Foa Foa tribe, her curious strategy of doing absolutely nothing around camp, and, of course, her big post-challenge blow-up with Ben.
Remember last season on Tocantins when every single person on Timbira (who had the numbers advantage) developed a major crush on J.T. and wanted to use him to oust their fellow tribemates?