ciénaga

noun cié·na·ga \ˈsyānəgə, ˈsyen- ˈsin-, -ˌgä\
variants: or

cienega

\ˈsyānəgə, ˈsyen- ˈsin-, -ˌgä\

Definition of ciénaga

plural

-s

Southwest

  1. :  swamp, marsh; especially :  one formed by hillside springs

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Origin and Etymology of ciénaga

Spanish ciénaga, from cieno mud, slime, from Latin caenum dirt, filth — more at obscene


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