rincon

noun rin·con \riŋˈkōn\

Definition of rincon

plural

rincons

\-ōnz\ or

rincones

\-ōˌnās\
  1. 1 Southwest :  a small secluded valley

  2. 2 Southwest :  an alcove or angular recess in a cliff

  3. 3 Southwest :  a bend in a river

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Origin and Etymology of rincon

Spanish rincón, literally, corner, nook, alteration of recón, rencón, from Arabic dialect (Spain) rukun (Arabic rukn)


First Known Use: 1589


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