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 (băr′ən-kē′ə, -yä, bä′rän-)
A city of northern Colombia on the Magdalena River near the Caribbean Sea. Founded in 1629, it is Colombia's chief port.
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(Spanish barranˈkiʎa)
(Placename) a port in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River. Pop: 1 918 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌbɑr rɑnˈki yɑ)

a seaport in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River. 1,064,255.
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Noun1.Barranquilla - a port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena River
Colombia, Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
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The Reverend Milton Mejia is coordinator of the Church and Society Monitoring Group in Colombia, Reformed University, Baranquilla.