Definition of bajada
1 Southwest : a steep curved descending road or trail
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: 1866See Words from the same year
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