Definition of jornada
: an arduous usually one-day journey across a stretch of desert almost perished for lack of water on this grim jornada — R. G. Cleland
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Origin and Etymology of jornada
Spanish, from Old Spanish, from Old Provençal jornada, from jorn day, from Late Latin diurnum — more at journey
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