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bar·ran·ca

 (bə-răng′kə) also bar·ran·co (-kō)
n. pl. bar·ran·cas also bar·ran·cos Southwestern US
1. A deep ravine or gorge.
2. A bluff.

[Spanish, probably of Iberian origin.]

barranca

(bəˈræŋkə) or

barranco

n, pl -cas or -cos
(Physical Geography) Southwestern US a ravine or precipice
[C19: from Spanish, of uncertain origin]
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A quarter of a mile from Glen Ellen, after the second bridge is passed, to the right will be noticed a barranca that runs like a scar across the rolling land toward a group of wooded knolls.
As the mist parted, and the sun broke through, it gleamed and shimmered with dazzling brightness upon the armor and headpieces of a vast body of horsemen who stretched across the barranca from one cliff to the other, and extended backwards until their rear guard were far out upon the plain beyond.
In 'Savage Barranca', the revenger is captured by the U.S.
The quake struck 169 km north of Barranca at around 9:26 pm (UTC).
According to a tweet by Marin County Fire Department, evacuation orders were put in place for Mountain King Road, Portola Avenue and Alamo down to Barranca. Residents were advised to move to Lagunitas School until further instructions were provided.
RECENTE RECORD OF KINKAJOU (POTOS FLAVUS) IN THE BIOSPHERE RESERVE BARRANCA OF METZTITLAN AND HIDALGO STATE, MEXICO