Definition of Barranquilla

1. Noun. A port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena River.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Colombia, Republic Of Colombia

Definition of Barranquilla

1. Noun. A city in northern Colombia; the capital of Atlántico department. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barranquilla

Baron Snow of Leicester
Baron Verulam
Baron Wilhelm von Humboldt
Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu
Baroness Dudevant
Baroness Emmusca Orczy
Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth
Baroness Karen Blixen
Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven
Baronne Anne Louise Germaine Necker de Steal-Holst
Baroque period
Barr chromatin body
Barraquer's disease
Barraquer's method
Barre's sign
Barrett's epithelium
Barrett's esophagus
Barrett's syndrome
Barrow's goldeneye
Barrow's goldeneyes

Literary usage of Barranquilla

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1. Around & about South America: Apéndice al folleto los treinta y tres by Luis Melián Lafinur, Frank Vincent (1897)
"Arrived at barranquilla, I was first struck by a long row of great river-boats, with their lofty double funnels, ..."

2. Around and about South America: Twenty Months of Quest and Query by Frank Vincent (1890)
"Arrived at barranquilla, I was first struck by a long row of great river-boats, with their lofty double funnels, ..."

3. New Granada: Twenty Months in the Andes by Isaac Farwell Holton (1857)
"The rival interests of Cartagena and barranquilla maintained the other line, ... The fare up is $96 from barranquilla to Honda, and the returning fare $24. ..."

4. Political Murder and Reform in Colombia: The Violence Continues by Juan E. Méndez, Americas Watch Committee (U.S.) (1992)
"... with reports of corpses found without identification or buried as "unknown" in different parts of Colombia.71 The barranquilla Musicians: Walter ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"Consuls at Bogotá and the chief Colombian seaports respectively are: barranquilla, WW Randall ; Bogotá, B. Koppel ; Carthagena, £. ..."

6. The Capitals of Spanish America by William Eleroy Curtis (1888)
"... Spanish colony times Carthagena was the greatest commercial metropolis of Colombia, or New Granada, as it was then called; and it is barranquilla. one ..."

7. The Andean Land: (South America) by Chase Salmon Osborn (1909)
"... CHAPTER XIX COLOMBIA AND VENEZUELA Colombia — Unexplored Rivers and Forests — Bogota — barranquilla — Venezuela - - Caracas — La Guaira — Puerto Cabello ..."

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