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Magdalena

[ mag-duh-ley-nuh, -lee-; Spanish mahg-thah-le-nah ]
/ ˌmæg dəˈleɪ nə, -ˈli-; Spanish ˌmɑg ðɑˈlɛ nɑ /
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noun
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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Magdalena
/ (ˌmæɡdəˈleɪnə, -ˈliː-, Spanish maɣðaˈlena) /

noun
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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