Definition of zanja
: an irrigating canal : an irrigation ditch
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of zanja
American Spanish, from Spanish, ditch, trench
Learn More about zanja
Spanish Central: Translation of zanja
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up zanja? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).