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barranco
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barranco(
bah
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rrahng
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koh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (hollow)
a. ravine (deeper)
Desde arriba vimos que había un coche atrapado en el fondo del profundo barranco.From above we could see a car stuck in the bottom of a deep ravine.
b. gully
La erosión del agua había formado un barranco en los últimos cien años.The water erosion had formed a gully over the last hundred years.
2. (bluff)
a. precipice
Al parecer, el hombre tropezó con una piedra y cayó por el barranco.It seems the man stumbled over a stone and fell over the precipice.
b. cliff
Juan se hizo una foto tan cerca del barranco que a punto estuvo de caerse.Juan took a picture of himself so close to the cliff that he was about to fall.
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barranco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (precipicio)
a. precipice
2. (hondonada)
a. ravine
3. (menos profunda)
a. gully
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barranco
1 (hondonada) gully; ravine
2 (precipicio) cliff; [de río] steep riverbank
3 (obstáculo) difficulty; obstacle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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