[ bahr-rahn-kee-yah ]
/ ˌbɑr rɑnˈki yɑ /
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a seaport in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River.
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Words nearby Barranquilla
Barra Mansa, barramunda, barramundi, barranca, Barrancabermeja, Barranquilla, Barras, barrator, barratry, Barrault, Barr body
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How to use Barranquilla in a sentence
Already touting 220 public parks, Barranquilla committed to quadrupling its green cover while planting a quarter-million trees in seven years — necessary shade given the sticky Colombian heat that often sits in the 80s.Paradise Found?|Nick Fouriezos|February 28, 2021|Ozy
The monkey climbed palms in Barranquilla and threw down cocoanuts to the man.Heart of the West|O. Henry
He arrived from Barranquilla last night––so my Pedro tells me––and will fight in the arena this Sunday.
Josè had noticed him on the boat when he embarked at Calamar, and surmised that he had probably come up from Barranquilla.
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.Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena|H. J. Mozans
British Dictionary definitions for Barranquilla
/ (Spanish barranˈkiʎa) /
a port in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River. Pop: 1 918 000 (2005 est)
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