[ Spanish gwah-thyah-nah; Portuguese gwuh-dyah-nuh ]
/ Spanish gwɑˈðyɑ nɑ; Portuguese gwəˈdyɑ nə /
a river in SW Europe, flowing S from central Spain through SE Portugal to the Gulf of Cádiz. 515 miles (830 km) long.
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How to use Guadiana in a sentence
On the left bank of the Guadiana it is summarised by the word mañana; on the right bank the word used is amanhã.
The Tagus valley is narrow, and barren of supplies, and almost as circuitous a route from France as the Guadiana.
Badajos is situated on the south bank of the Guadiana, with a strong fort on the north bank.
The relics of the garrison which had withdrawn to the outlying fort north of the Guadiana surrendered next morning.
British Dictionary definitions for Guadiana
/ (Spanish ɡwaˈðjana, Portuguese ɡwəˈðjənə) /
a river in SW Europe, rising in S central Spain and flowing west, then south as part of the border between Spain and Portugal, to the Gulf of Cádiz. Length: 578 km (359 miles)
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