Definition of Barrancos
1. barranco [n] - See also: barranco
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barrancos
Literary usage of Barrancos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"... fruits nodding, one wing produced to a considerable length like a beak. In rocky, half-shady places at the sides of a stream in barrancos da Pedra ..."
2. Tenerife and Its Six Satellites: Or, The Canary Islands Past and Present by Olivia M. Stone (1889)
"Surrounding this valley of barrancos are high mountains, especially on the ... The shoulders or saddles which lie between the numerous barrancos look like ..."
3. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt, Elise C. Otté (1858)
"Phenomena in some degree analogous are, indeed,presented by the clefts and valleys, called barrancos, in the volcanoes of the Canaries and of the ..."
4. The Fortunate Isles: Or, The Archipelago of the Canaries by Eugène Pégot-Ogier (1871)
"It has also been maintained that these barrancos were craters which have been extinct for thousands of centuries. We think this would be difficult to prove ..."