barranca

noun bar·ran·ca \ bə-ˈraŋ-kə \
variants: or less commonly barranco play \-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of barranca

plural barrancas also barrancos
1 : a deep gully or arroyo with steep sides
2 : a steep bank or bluff

Examples of barranca in a Sentence

  1. the intimidating barrancas that can be found in the Sierra Nevada

Origin and Etymology of barranca

Spanish

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