[ gwah-thahl-kee-veer ]
/ ˌgwɑ ðɑl kiˈvir /
a river in S Spain, flowing W to the Gulf of Cádiz. 374 miles (602 km) long.
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How to use Guadalquivir in a sentence
At Cordova a great many idlers collect, toward sunset, in the quay that runs along the right bank of the Guadalquivir.
Moor, replied the baron, with a proud look, can the waters of the Manzanares and of the Guadalquivir join?
Though hundreds of miles separate the Manzanares from the Guadalquivir, yet do they meet in the mightier waters of the ocean.
The approach to Cordova is inviting, and the Moorish city is beheld amidst a fertile region, across which runs the Guadalquivir.
British Dictionary definitions for Guadalquivir
/ (ˌɡwɑːdəlkwɪˈvɪə, Spanish ɡwaðalkiˈβir) /
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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