[mag-duh-ley-nuh, -lee-; Spanish mahg-th ah-le-nah]
- a river in SW Colombia, flowing N to the Caribbean. 1060 miles (1705 km) long.
- a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for magdalena
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Magdalena, on her part, slept not at all, but she did not pray.
Girl, you are worthy to have been the chief of those women of Magdalena.
Conrad was of no value as a witness because he had been absent in Magdalena.The Treasure Trail
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About fifty steamboats are in commission on the Magdalena and its tributary, the Cauca.Commercial Geography
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- 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)