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cuesta

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noun cues·ta \ˈkwes-tə\

Definition of cuesta

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



Origin and Etymology of cuesta

Spanish, from Latin costa side, rib — more at coast


First Known Use: 1818

Rhymes with cuesta


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