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Guadalquivir

[gwah-th ahl-kee-veer]
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noun
  1. a river in S Spain, flowing W to the Gulf of Cádiz. 374 miles (602 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for guadalquivir

Historical Examples

  • He was destined, not to be drowned in the Tiber but in the Guadalquivir.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • It is there that the oranges flourish on the banks of the Guadalquivir.

  • The waters of the Guadalquivir rose five meters in a few days.

  • The Guadalquivir, its personality, its people and its associations.

    A History of Spain

    Charles E. Chapman

  • There was not a doubt that the Rayo must be driven on shore, close to the mouth of the Guadalquivir.

    Trafalgar

    Benito Prez Galds


British Dictionary definitions for guadalquivir

Guadalquivir

noun
  1. the chief river of S Spain, rising in the Sierra de Segura and flowing west and southwest to the Gulf of Cádiz: navigable by ocean-going vessels to Seville. Length: 560 km (348 miles)
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