bajada

noun ba·ja·da \bəˈhädə\
variants: less commonly

bahada

\bəˈhädə\

Definition of bajada

plural

-s

  1. 1 Southwest :  a steep curved descending road or trail

  2. 2 :  a broad alluvial slope extending from the base of a mountain range out into a basin and formed by coalescence of separate alluvial fans

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Origin and Etymology of bajada

Spanish bajada slope, descent, from feminine of bajado, past participle of bajar to descend, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin bassiare, from Late Latin bassus fat, short, low


First Known Use: 1866


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of bajada


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