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Definition of the noun Barranca

What does Barranca mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: barrancas

  1. A steep-sided gulch or arroyo; a canyon or ravine.

Character

Barranca is a fictional film character.

Writings

  1. "Barranca" is a book by Lee Gruenfeld.
  2. "Barranca" is a book by Gordon D. Shirreffs.

Phrases with Barranca

  1. Barranca Brush
  2. Leda Barranca
  3. Natada Barranca

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Google previewBolivia - The Pantanal & Amazon Basin (2012)

by Vivien Lougheed

A barranca is a gully or a ravine in Spanish. You'd have a hard time finding a substantial ravine in this town but there is one on a bluff overlooking the Madre de Dios River. Finally, the town was named Riberalta, which means high bank.

Google previewSaddest Country (2004)

On Assignment in Colombia by Nicholas Coghlan

Barranca is a strategic city and always has been. With a population of nearly 300,000 it is, without being a provincial capital, the de facto capital of a large region in the heart of the country known as the Magdalena Medio, or Middle Magdalena.

Google previewA System of Geography (1814)

Ancient and Modern by James Playfair

Barranca is a little but populous town, consisting of 60 or 70 houses, not far from the sea coast, and about a league south of the river. Guaura is a town consisting of a single street, about one-fourth league in length, containing 200 houses.

Google previewSailing Directions For The Coasts Of Eastern and Western Patagonia (1832)

Point Barranca is a fiat-topped sand hill, the position of which being given in the chart, its bearing will indicate the situation of the ship: the point on the opposite side Sarmiento called POINT Baxa (low).* After reaching thus far, steer W. S. W. by ...

Google previewCosta Rica by Bus (2011)

by John R. Wood

o Nearby Playa Barranca is an excellent surfing beach for 113 Tips:...

Google previewSailing Directions for the Coasts of Eastern and Western Patagonia, ... Phillip Parker King (1832)

by Phillip Parker King

Point Barranca is a flat-topped sand hill, the position of which being given in the chart, its hearing will indicate the situation of the ship: the point on the opposite side Sarmiento called Pornr BAXA (low)! After reaching thus far, steer W. S. W. by ...

Google previewSailing Directions for the coasts of Eastern and Western Patagonia, from Port St. Elena on the East Side of Cape Tres Montes on the West Side; including the Strait of Magalhaens and the sea coast of Terra del Fuego (1832)

by Philip Parker KING

Point Barranca is a flat-topped sand hill, the position of which being given in the chart, its bearing will indicate the situation of the ship: the point on the opposite side Sarmiento called Point BAxA (low)." After reaching thus far, steer W. S. W. by ...

Google previewThe Footloose American (2014)

Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America by Brian Kevin

Today, Barranca is a gritty metro of more than 200,000 people, built around the colossal refining facility.Itisalsoa perennial hubofguerrilla violence, once firmly controlled by the FARC, then laterbythe right-wing United Self-Defense Forces ...

Google previewBogota in 1836-7. Being a narrative of an expedition to the capital of New-Grenada, and a residence there of eleven months (1838)

by J. STEUART (of New York.)

Barranca is a small, neat-looking Indian village; and is rather more bustling than they are generally, on account of its being the great depôt for goods going or coming on this, the only road to Carthagena. It being the dry season, we travelled ...

Google previewBogota in 1836 - 7 (1838)

Being a Narrative of an Expedition to the Capital of the New-Grenada and a Residence there of eleven months by James ¬Sir Steuart

Barranca is a small, neat-looking Indian village ; and is rather more bustling than they are generally, on account of its being the great depot for goods going or coming on this, the only road to Cartha- gena. It being the dry season, we travelled ...

Google previewBolivia Adventure Guide (2003)

by Vivien Lougheed

A barranca is a gully or a ravine in Spanish. You'd have a hard time finding a substantial ravine in this town but there is one on a bluff overlooking the Madre de Dios River. Finally, the town was named Riberalta, which means high bank.

Google previewMexico (1846)

Its Geography, Its People, and Its Institutions: with a Map, Containing the Result of the Latest Explorations of Fremont, Wilkes, and Others by Thomas Jefferson Farnham

The afternoon of this day brought us to the Barrancas, the wildest and most picturesque scene on the whole route from the Pacific to the Atlantic. The barranca is a gorge several thousand feet deep, separating two ranges of mountains, and the ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Costa Rica (2001)

by Jean McNeil

Boca Barranca is an estuary with a very long left, while Puerto Caldera has a good left. Playa Jaco is not always dependable for good beach breaks, and the surf is not too big. Further south, Playa Hetmosa is better, with a very strong beach ...

Google previewHarper's Magazine (1913)

The Barranca is a story of vigorous action and genuine sentiment, giving interesting glimpses of Mexican life, with its odd mingling of civilization and savagery. Seyd goes to Dora Duty Jones, who in The Technique of Speech clearly and ...

Google previewThe American Coast Pilot (1833)

Containing Directions for the Principal Harrours [sic] Capes, and Headlands, on the Coast of North and South America ... with the Prevailing Winds, Setting of the Currents, &c., and the Latitudes and Longitudes of the Principal Harbours and Capes : Together with a Tide Table by Edmund March Blunt

POINT BARRANCA is a flat-topped sand hill, the position of which being given in the chart, its bearing will indicate the situation of the ship: the point on the opposite side Sarmiento called Pount Bara (low). After reaching thus far, steer W. S. W. ...

Google previewThe Historical Dictionary of Golfing Terms (2005)

From 1500 to the Present by Peter Davies

barranca round-headed things that are having a considerable vogue just now — "bapp" headed clubs they are called, the "bapp" being the soft and altogether delicious breakfast roll that you get in Scotland. 1933 John Ressich Thir Brow ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged (1859)

by John Russell Bartlett

Barranca. (Span.) A deep break or ravine, caused by heavy rains or a watercourse. The banks of such are always steep and abrupt, like a wall, owing to the tenacity of the soil, and the suddenness with which they are made. A sloping bank by ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms (1877)

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

Barranca. (Span.) A deep break ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

barranca Am. deep gully with steep sides: Ben held the horses in a barranca.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ... (1822)

Accompanied by an Atlas

BARRANcA, a village of South America, in the kingdom of Terra Firma. . It is situated on the shores of the great river Madalena, and is the port through which all goods are brought to and carried from the hew kingdom of Granada.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2015)

by David S. G. Thomas

barranca A steep-sided gully or ravine. barrier island Barrier islands are elongate , shore-parallel structures of sand and/or gravel separated from the mainland by a lagoon. They are not attached at either end. Wave-dominated barriers in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sex and Gender (2003)

Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1; Cultures L-Z - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

and lowland (barranca) communities, ...

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Scrabble value of B3A1R1R1A1N1C3A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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