quebrada

[ key-brah-duh ]
/ keɪˈbrɑ də /

noun

Southwestern U.S. a ravine.
a brook.

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Origin of quebrada

1825–35; <Spanish, noun use of feminine past participle of quebrar to break ≪ Latin crepāre to clatter, crack, rattle
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