barranco

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Portuguese[edit]

Barranco (dirt cliff).
Barranco (gully).

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barranco m (plural barrancos)

  1. a dirt cliff, especially one at the edge of a river or road
  2. gully (trench, ravine or narrow channel which was worn by water flow)

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Noun[edit]

barranco m (plural barrancos)

  1. ravine
    • 1907, Harold Bindloss, chapter 7, The Dust of Conflict[1]:
      A little fire burned in the hollow of the dusty barranco, a clear red fire of the kind that gives little light and makes no smoke, and its pale glow showed but feebly against the rock behind.

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