barranca

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noun bar·ran·ca \bə-ˈraŋ-kə\
variants: or less commonly

barranco

play \-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of barranca

plural

barrancas

also

barrancos

  1. 1 :  a deep gully or arroyo with steep sides

  2. 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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