Definition of arroyo
1 : a watercourse (such as a creek) in an arid region
2 : a water-carved gully or channel
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My folk-song understanding of the river as a timeless tableau of placidity had swiftly been subverted by an appreciation for the arroyo’s defiant fullness — a fullness achieved not in spite of volatility but out of it.
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Origin and Etymology of arroyo
First Known Use: 1843See Words from the same year
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