[Spanish gwah-th yah-nah; Portuguese gwuh-dyah-nuh]
- a river in SW Europe, flowing S from central Spain through SE Portugal to the Gulf of Cádiz. 515 miles (830 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for guadiana
The exact source of the Guadiana has been a subject of much debate and of many fables.Spain
He fell in this battle on the Guadiana, where he was defeated by Hirtuleius.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.
The chorus of "Guadiana—Guadiana," no longer arose from its banks.The Actress in High Life
Sue Petigru Bowen
A deep river runs near Byamo, larger than the Guadiana, called Tanto.
He proceeded until he found that the river sank into the earth, like the Guadiana in Estremadura.
- a river in SW Europe, rising in S central Spain and flowing west, then south as part of the border between Spain and Portugal, to the Gulf of Cádiz. Length: 578 km (359 miles)
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