ravine
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ravine(
ruh
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vin
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. el barranco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The landscape is one of jagged peaks and deep ravines.El paisaje se caracteriza por picos escarpados y profundos barrancos.
b. la quebrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The traitor was shot and then thrown into the ravine.Dispararon al traidor y luego lo tiraron a la quebrada.
c. el cajón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
You could see the fast-flowing river way down at the bottom of the ravine.Allá lejos, en el fondo del cajón, se veía el caudaloso río.
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ravine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el barranco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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ravine [rəˈviːn]
noun
barranco (m); quebrada (f); especially (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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