- a seaport in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River.
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He knew nothing of her, except that she had embarked at Honda and was bound for Barranquilla.Carmen Ariza
Charles Francis Stocking
We were now within sight of Barranquilla and expected to land in less than an hour.
Here even now we have many blooming plants in our garden at Oasis, our beautiful country-seat, near Barranquilla.
Before one realizes it, one is at La Dorada, where the transfer is made to the steamer bound for Barranquilla.
There are several lines of steamboats plying between La Dorada and Barranquilla and intermediate points.
- a port in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River. Pop: 1 918 000 (2005 est)
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