Definition of Bajada

1. Noun. In the southwestern US, a slope, specifically part of a piedmont slope made of rocky detritus. ¹



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Definition of Bajada

1. a slope of rock debris [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bajada

baiters
baitfish
baitfishes
baith
baiting
baitings
baitless
baits
baitware
baiza
baizas
baize
baized
baizes
baizing
bajada (current term)
bajadas
bajan
bajans
bajillion
bajillions
bajocco
bajoccos
bajra
bajras
bajree
bajrees
bajri
bajris
baju

Literary usage of Bajada

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1. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"ON the 20th I left Matara, and at sunset reached bajada Sause, ... From bajada Sause the bordering lands became more and more depressed, until, ..."

2. Letters on Paraguay: Comprising an Account of a Four Years' Residence in edited by William Parish Robertson (1839)
"... forced to play the flute—Arrival at the bajada—A fortunate encounter—I am lodged in the common gaol—The inmates of it—My transfer to a solitary cell—The ..."

3. Buenos Ayres and Argentine Gleanings: With Extracts from a Diary of Salado by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1865)
"... having been near Parana in former Times—The bajada—The Church of San Miguel—The Plaza of Parana—Camara—Cathedral and Senate-house—Casa de Gobierno—View ..."

4. The Snake-dance of the Moquis of Arizona, Being a Narrative of a Journey by John Gregory Bourke (1884)
"CHAPTER I. En route—Uniformity of customs—The start from Santa Fe— La bajada—The arrival in safety. ALTHOUGH vague rumours had from time to time reached me ..."

5. The Vegetation of a Desert Mountain Range as Conditioned by Climatic Factors by Forrest Shreve (1915)
"truncated at its lower edge by the Rillito, which flows at right angles to the slope of the bajada, and on the western side of the range the Canada del Oro ..."

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