Definition of Paraná in English:


proper noun

  • 1A river of South America, which rises in south-eastern Brazil and flows some 3,300 km (2,060 miles) southwards to the River Plate estuary in Argentina. For part of its length it forms the south-eastern border of Paraguay.

  • 2A river port in eastern Argentina, on the Paraná River; population 249,500 (est. 2005).

  • 3A state of southern Brazil, on the Atlantic coast; capital, Curitiba.