Hondo

[ hon-doh; for 1 also Japanese hawn-daw; for 2 also Spanish awn-daw ]

noun
  1. a river flowing NE from Guatemala along the border of Belize and Mexico to the Caribbean Sea. 150 miles (240 km) long.

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How to use Hondo in a sentence

  • The force proceeded northward from Taos to the stream known as the Arroya Hondo.

    The Life of Kit Carson | Edward S. Ellis
  • The oval must have a heavy side, which you get by letting the Hondo run almost halfway round the loop, or double on one side.

    Wells Brothers | Andy Adams
  • The rich man had bowed them out, and that is how it happened that on this particular night Johnny was far up the Rio Hondo.

    The Red Lure | Roy J. Snell
  • Before that happened, however, there were many other strange doings on the upper stretches of Rio Hondo.

    The Red Lure | Roy J. Snell
  • It had turned out strangely, his resolve to have it out with the old chief about allowing them to return to the Rio Hondo.

    The Red Lure | Roy J. Snell

British Dictionary definitions for Hondo

Hondo

/ (ˈhɒndəʊ) /


noun
  1. another name for Honshu

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