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[gwah-th ahl-kee-veer]
  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.


    Benito Prez Galds

British Dictionary definitions for guadalquivir


  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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