One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A mountain stream or ravine in South America.
ravine, canyon, gully, pass, defile, couloir, deep narrow valleyView synonyms
- ‘Cars must come to a crawl to get past this quebrada.’
- ‘It includes quebradas and dry mountain sides, between 2000 and 3400m above sea level, although in some regions the heights can be remarkably lower.’
- ‘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.’
Spanish, feminine past participle of quebrar ‘to break’.
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