a river in SW Colombia, flowing N to the Caribbean. 1,060 miles (1,705 km) long.
a female given name.
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How to use Magdalena in a sentence
Recently, we talked to Salama about his debut release, specifically how he explored the Magdalena from source to sea, the most interesting people he met on the river, and why he didn’t want to tell the same old story about Pablo Escobar’s hippos.Jordan Salama on His Travelogue ‘Every Day the River Changes’ | lwhelan | January 31, 2022 | Outside Online
I saw in Colombia, and especially in communities of the Magdalena, many identities in one, many nations in one, and saw so many places where people had similar stories to my family, so it felt important to address that.Jordan Salama on His Travelogue ‘Every Day the River Changes’ | lwhelan | January 31, 2022 | Outside Online
Watching men shovel sand to sell to cement factories at the mouth of the Magdalena, a man named Luis tells Salama it’s a “generational thing” for people to work on the river.‘Every Day the River Changes’ Is a Fascinating Journey Down Colombia’s Most Important Waterway | smurguia | December 7, 2021 | Outside Online
Magdalena, who lives in the Bronx, New York, has paid tax at her job in a grocery store for years.These Children Are U.S. Citizens. They Need Help, But They Can't Get the Child Tax Credit | Belinda Luscombe | September 20, 2021 | Time
Her close friend, Magdalena Rodriguez, was to have accompanied her on the trip but was forced to bow out for financial reasons.Sarai Sierra, American Slain in Istanbul, Was an Artist in the Making | Michael Daly | February 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Magdalena Rittenhouse, a native of Poland, is a freelance writer based in New York.
He was about to quit the chamber, when Magdalena caught him by the arm.
“God best judges the motives of the heart,” murmured Magdalena.
Long before old Magdalena could complete her sentence, the eager youth had left the room.
“And that little thou hast shared with me as a son,” continued Magdalena bending her head over his hand as if to kiss it.
And Magdalena bowed her head to the ground, as a criminal awaiting her sentence.
British Dictionary definitions for Magdalena
a river in SW Colombia, rising on the E slopes of the Andes and flowing north to the Caribbean near Barranquilla. Length: 1540 km (956 miles)
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