Definition of quebrada in English:

quebrada

noun

  • A mountain stream or ravine in South America.

    • ‘Cars must come to a crawl to get past this quebrada.’
    • ‘This site is in a quebrada that ends in the NE side of the Nasca Valley.’
    • ‘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.’
    ravine, canyon, gully, pass, defile, couloir, deep narrow valley
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Origin

Spanish, feminine past participle of quebrar to break.

Pronunciation

quebrada

/kɛˈbrɑːdə/