noun, plural jor·na·das [hawr-nah-duh z; Spanish hawr-nah-th ahs] /hɔrˈnɑ dəz; Spanish hɔrˈnɑ ðɑs/. Southwestern U.S.
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At one place they made a “Jornada” of seventy miles without water.The White Chief|Mayne Reid
Theoretically, the Jornada was fifty miles wide here; in reality it was much wider; in seeming it was twice as wide.Stepsons of Light|Eugene Manlove Rhodes
It is to be hoped that the fear of meeting with us will prevent them from coming into the Jornada north of the town.
No guide could be hired on any terms, so great was their dread of the Jornada and its occasional denizens, the Apaches.
I have noted the only two patches of grass found during the 'jornada.'What I Saw in California|Edwin Bryant