Magdalena


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Mag·da·le·na

 (măg′də-lā′nə, mäg′dä-lĕ′nä)
A river rising in the Andes of southwest Colombia and flowing about 1,610 km (1,000 mi) generally northward to the Caribbean Sea near Barranquilla.
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Magdalena

(ˌmæɡdəˈleɪnə; -ˈliː-; Spanish maɣðaˈlena)
n
(Placename) a river in SW Colombia, rising on the E slopes of the Andes and flowing north to the Caribbean near Barranquilla. Length: 1540 km (956 miles)
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Mag•da•le•na

(ˌmæg dəˈleɪ nə, -ˈli-)

n.
a river in SW Colombia, flowing N to the Caribbean. 1060 mi. (1705 km) long.
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Noun1.Magdalena - a river that rises in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia and flows generally northward to empty into the Caribbean Sea at BarranquillaMagdalena - a river that rises in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia and flows generally northward to empty into the Caribbean Sea at Barranquilla
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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I have another book, too, which I shall call 'Metamorphoses, or the Spanish Ovid,' one of rare and original invention, for imitating Ovid in burlesque style, I show in it who the Giralda of Seville and the Angel of the Magdalena were, what the sewer of Vecinguerra at Cordova was, what the bulls of Guisando, the Sierra Morena, the Leganitos and Lavapies fountains at Madrid, not forgetting those of the Piojo, of the Cano Dorado, and of the Priora; and all with their allegories, metaphors, and changes, so that they are amusing, interesting, and instructive, all at once.
"The sweet air!" continued he of the police-office, in his dreamy imaginings; "how it reminds me of the violets in the garden of my aunt Magdalena! Yes, then I was a little wild boy, who did not go to school very regularly.
Mrs Honour said medical intervention to counter her "deteriorating mental state" was not adequate, especially after she cut her wrist which resulted in Magdalena being concerned her baby would betaken away from her.
According to the bank, which runs the donation account, it is clear that the money are not for charity but in the name of an individual - Magdalena Lyubenova Dyuleva from Nedelino.
Este es el caso de aquellos pobladores riberenos del rio Magdalena en Colombia, cuyos oficios giran alrededor de la pesca y los remos, de las migraciones y rudezas de las inundaciones y sequias, de su relacion y pugna con infraestructuras tales como hidroelectricas y diques, de los ritmos de las cosechas entretejidos con los cambios de la luna y la convivencia con los encantos de las cienagas y cascadas (ver la imagen 1).
Mum Anna's lifelong friend Magdalena Pyrc told the Irish Daily Mirror: "After all this chemotherapy and radiotherapy they will have to go for expensive treatment not available in Ireland."
The accidents took place less than a month apart, on May 5 and June 1, and affected different rivers: the Magdalena, roughly 70 kilometers west of San Salvador, the capital; and the Las Canas, north of the city, near Apopa.
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