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quebrada

Line breaks: que|brada
Pronunciation: /kɛˈbrɑːdə
 
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Definition of quebrada in English:

noun

A mountain stream or ravine in South America.
Example sentences
  • The principal landing is near the western end, in front of a quebrada.
  • This site is in a quebrada that ends in the NE side of the Nasca Valley.
  • It includes quebradas and dry mountain sides, between 2000 and 3400m above sea level, although in some regions the heights can be remarkably lower.

Origin

Spanish, feminine past participle of quebrar 'to break'.

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