Definition of rincon in English:

rincon

(also rincón)

noun

  • Now especially in the south-western United States: a piece of land, typically one situated in a secluded or sheltered area such as a valley or river bend.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Hakluyt (?1552–1616), geographer. From Spanish rincón corner; further etymology uncertain: perhaps from a Spanish Arabic variant (with epenthetic vowel) of Arabic rukn corner.

Pronunciation

rincon

/rɪŋˈkɒn//rɪŋˈkəʊn/