noun, plural bar·ran·cas [buh-rang-kuhz; Spanish bahr-rahng-kahs]. /bəˈræŋ kəz; Spanish bɑrˈrɑŋ kɑs/.
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Origin of barranca
Words nearby barranca
Example sentences from the Web for barranca
A gully cut through the walls of the barranca at a sharp angle, and the pack-trail followed the bottom of the depression.
Before the barranca and the Black Caon were reached, a quivering line of gray had run along the tops of the eastern hills.
It was now agreed that we should all ride down the side of the barranca together, until we could find a place to descend into it.The Desert Home|Mayne Reid
It was a bright July morning four months after that fatal fight in the Spanish barranca.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
Right on up the barranca—towards the mountains—and they did not stop for food.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey