- río or corriente arriba two miles upstream (from here) a dos millas río arriba (de aquí) to swim upstream nadar río arriba or contra la corrienteMore example sentences
- In the August sunshine the salmon battle their way upstream against the fast flowing creek.
- Lava flowing into waterways could create a hazard in the rivers upstream and enough ash would be carried by the wind to endanger aircraft and communities in the wind's direction.
- When the medieval bridge was replaced with New London Bridge in 1831, the river could flow freely further upstream.
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.