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  1. a seaport in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River.
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Examples from the Web for barranquilla

Historical Examples

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for barranquilla


  1. a port in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River. Pop: 1 918 000 (2005 est)
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