quebrada


quebrada
(Sp. model spelled same [kebráda], perfective participle of quebrar 'to break'< Latin crepáre 'rattle, crackle')
   Carlisle: 1916. A ravine or barranca. The DRAE gives several definitions for this term, among them a narrow pass between mountains, a cleft in a mountain, or (in the Americas) a stream or rivulet that runs through a fissure in the land.

Cowboy Talk. A Dictionary of Spanish Terms. . 2013.