noun cues·ta \ˈkwes-tə\

Definition of CUESTA

:  a hill or ridge with a steep face on one side and a gentle slope on the other

Origin of CUESTA

Spanish, from Latin costa side, rib — more at coast
First Known Use: 1818

Rhymes with CUESTA


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