quebrada

noun

que·​bra·​da
kāˈbrädə
plural -s
1
: ravine
especially : one that is normally dry or nearly dry but is filled by a torrent during a rain
2
: brook

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from feminine of quebrado, past participle of quebrar to break

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“Quebrada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quebrada. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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