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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.


(Spanish barranˈkiʎa)
(Placename) a port in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River. Pop: 1 918 000 (2005 est)


(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 other went off four hours later, miles away near coastal Barranquilla city, injuring five police officers and one other.
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In this technical note, correlation equations are developed to estimate the swell pressure of clays using laboratory tests performed on swelling clays in the city of Barranquilla, Colombia.
Los edificios se ubicaron en zonas de amenaza sismica baja e intermedia, correspondientes a Barranquilla y Bogota, respectivamente.
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The project will include twinning of the existing Jobo to Sincelejo gas pipeline, the installation of additional compression on the existing Sincelejo to Cartagena pipeline, and the construction of a new gas pipeline between Cartagena and Barranquilla.
La asimilacion pretende escalar informacion satelital a los puntos de estudio, mediante analisis de regresion lineal a una serie de tiempo trihoraria de 30 anos (NARR); como informacion in situ de referencia para la asimilacion, se empleo informacion horaria de 2013 y 2014 de las estaciones climaticas ubicadas en los aeropuertos de Barranquilla y Cartagena (Ideam, 2016).
I was a little girl in Barranquilla dreaming really big, dreaming about conquering big stages and becoming a super international pop star, that was unthinkable for someone like me living in Barranquilla and here I am, my family supported me and things happened miraculously.
The company opened its newest dewatering pump rental facility in Barranquilla, Colombia, following similar openings in Para, Brazil, and Chiclayo, Peru, earlier this year.