Guadalquivir


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Gua·dal·qui·vir

 (gwŏd′l-kwĭv′ər, gwä′thäl-kē-vîr′)
A river of southern Spain flowing about 650 km (405 mi) west and southwest to the Gulf of Cádiz.

Guadalquivir

(ˌɡwɑːdəlkwɪˈvɪə; Spanish ɡwaðalkiˈβir)
n
(Placename) the chief river of S Spain, rising in the Sierra de Segura and flowing west and southwest to the Gulf of Cádiz: navigable by ocean-going vessels to Seville. Length: 560 km (348 miles)

Gua•dal•qui•vir

(ˌgwɑd l kiˈvɪər)

n.
a river in S Spain, flowing W to the Gulf of Cádiz. 374 mi. (602 km) long.
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Seville: it brings to the mind girls dancing with castanets, singing in gardens by the Guadalquivir, bull-fights, orange-blossom, mantillas, mantones de Manila.
Summary: Spain's Guadalquivir River has an Arabic name -- wadi al-kabir (big valley).
The Upper Pleistocene alluvial terrace deposits of the Quaternary alluvial sediments of the Alto Guadalquivir Basin (SE Spain) provide an excellent example of how geomorphological evolution can exert an important control on mineral and geochemical signatures of sediments in a tectonically active area (Baena 1993; Garcia-Tortosa et al.
Planteamos consecuentemente la hipotesis de que el estuario del Guadalquivir, analizado con frecuencia por los historiadores desde la perspectiva de su paulatina transformacion geomorfologica, constituyo en la Antiguedad una entidad geografica sumamente relevante en la genesis, articulacion y conectividad de la primera red protourbana del territorio circundante.
SPAIN Pilgrims walk the Playa de Vajo de Guia to board a vessel to cross the Guadalquivir river during their journey to the small town of El Rocio.
com)-- In December of 2012, the Abba Triana Hotel (Seville), located over the banks of the Guadalquivir River, changed its name to Hotel Ribera de Triana.
8 litre American gallon--has proved the ideal packing solution for leading olive supplier Aceitunas del Guadalquivir, based in Moron de la Frontera, Seville, Spain.
1987), una de las formaciones neogenas mas representativas del SO de la Cuenca del Guadalquivir.
While the Guadalquivir is often seen as an icon of splendor and magnificence, the Manzanares receives a much more nuanced treatment.
Velazquez grew up in the cosmopolitan climate of Seville, southern Spain, along the banks of the Guadalquivir, an area also home to Cervantes, Lope de Vega, and other luminaries of the Spanish Golden Age.
Spread over the delta of the river Guadalquivir, the area was originally set aside as a royal hunting ground in the thirteenth century and is now a World Heritage Site.