[ kou-kah ]
/ ˈkaʊ kɑ /
a river in W Colombia: tributary of the Magdalena. 600 miles (965 km) long.
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How to use Cauca in a sentence
From this point he set out on foot to explore the Cauca Valley and the Cordilleras.
Our destination was a small valley, through which the Rio Vinaigre makes its way towards the Cauca.
We continued our course until the morning, when we saw before us the Cauca, on the opposite side of which we wished to land.
It is an important commercial centre, being on the road which crosses the Quindio pass, or paramo, into the Cauca valley.
British Dictionary definitions for Cauca
a river in W Colombia, rising in the northwest and flowing north to the Magdalena River. Length: about 1350 km (840 miles)
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