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Meaning of "Barranquilla" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BARRANQUILLA

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PRONUNCIATION OF BARRANQUILLA

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BARRANQUILLA

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Barranquilla is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BARRANQUILLA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Barranquilla

Barranquilla

Barranquilla (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a city and municipality located in northern Colombia. It is the only city in South America that was populated instead of founded. Barranquilla is located near the Caribbean Sea. The city is located in the Atlántico Department, of which it is the capital. Barranquilla is the largest city and port in the northern Caribbean Coast region of Colombia, with a population of 1,885,500 as of 2011 in its metropolitan area, which makes it Colombia's fourth most populous city after Bogotá, Medellín and Cali. Barranquilla lies strategically next to the delta of the Magdalena River, 7.5 km (4.7 mi) (originally 25 km (16 mi) before rapid urban growth) from its mouth at the Caribbean Sea, serving as port for river and maritime transportation within Colombia. It is also the main industrial, shopping, educational and cultural centre of the Caribbean Region of Colombia. The city is the core of the Metropolitan Area of Barranquilla, which also includes the municipalities of Soledad, Galapa, Malambo, and Puerto Colombia. Barranquilla was legally established as a town on April 7, 1813, although it dated from at least 1629.

Definition of Barranquilla in the English dictionary

The definition of Barranquilla in the dictionary is a port in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River. Pop: 1 918 000.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BARRANQUILLA

Barras
barrat
barrator
barratrous
barratrously
barratry
Barrault

WORDS THAT END LIKE BARRANQUILLA

Anguilla
barilla
Castilla
chinchilla
coquilla
flotilla
gorilla
guerilla
guerrilla
manilla
mantilla
manzanilla
Melilla
seguidilla
Sevilla
squilla
tortilla
vanilla
villa
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Synonyms and antonyms of Barranquilla in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Barranquilla» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BARRANQUILLA

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Translator English - Chinese

巴兰基亚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Barranquilla
570 millions of speakers

English

Barranquilla
510 millions of speakers

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बैरेंक्विला
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

بارانكويلا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Барранкилья
278 millions of speakers

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Barranquilla
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বররংকুইললা
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Barranquilla
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Barranquilla
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Barranquilla
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Translator English - Japanese

バランキヤ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바랑 키야
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Barranquilla
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Barranquilla
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பர்ரன்கிள்ள
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बॅरनक्विला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Barranquilla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Barranquilla
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Translator English - Polish

Barranquilla
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Баранкілья
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Translator English - Romanian

Barranquilla
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Barranquilla
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Barranquilla
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Barranquilla
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Barranquilla
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Trends of use of Barranquilla

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BARRANQUILLA»

The term «Barranquilla» is quite widely used and occupies the 23.450 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BARRANQUILLA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Barranquilla

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BARRANQUILLA»

Discover the use of Barranquilla in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Barranquilla and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Arab and Jewish Immigrants in Latin America: Images and ...
A. Martinez Aparicio y R. Niebles (eds), Directorio Anuario de Barranquilla ( Barranquilla, 1892), pp.l72—3; Eusebio Grau, Barranquilla en I 896 (Barranquilla , 1896), pp.ll4—15. For a general panorama of commercial life in Barranquilla at the ...
Ignacio Klich, Jeffrey Lesser, 2013
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L.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected
0 CAMPO VERDE LTDA., Barranquilla, Colombia; 0/0 COMPANIA HOTEL DEL PRADO S.A., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o DESARROLLOS URBANOS “ DESARROLLAR” LTDA., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o EDIFICACIONES DEL CARIBE ...
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
o CAMPO VERDE LTDA.. Barranquilla. Colombia; c/o COMPAÑIA HOTEL DEL PRADO S.A.. Barranquilla. Colombia: c/o DESARROLLOS URBANOS " DESARROLLAR" LTDA., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o EDIFICACIONES DEL CARIBE LTDA ...
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The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History, 1870-1950
The major focus of attention is Barranquilla, which from being a tiny village at the time of independence became the most important Colombian port during the second half of the nineteenth century. The following sections attempt to identify the ...
Eduardo Posada Carbó, 1996
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VIVA Travel Guides Colombia
Getting Around Barranquilla has an extensive public transportation network ( $0.60-0.80, slightly higher on Sunday and holidays). To go from the Centro to El Prado, catch a Uni- norte Carrera 54 buseta to the bus terminal. Then, go to Calle  ...
Lorraine Caputo, Richard McColl, 2008
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Colombia. Ediz. Inglese
Economically diverse, Atlántico is dominated by Barranquilla's port traffic and large-scale agriculture further inland. The state is also well known for its festivals – events take place every month, culminating in the largest party of them all, ...
Michael Kohn, Robert Landon, Thomas Kohnstamm, 2006
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Caribbean Modernist Architecture
The Third Wave of Modernization: The 1950s Although all three cities were comparable at the beginning of the twentieth century, Barranquilla had grown so much by midcentury that it distanced itself from Cartagena and Santa Marta — cities ...
Gustavo Luis More, Barry Bergdoll, 2010
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Close Encounters of Empire: Writing the Cultural History of ...
2 (Cincinnati: American Jewish Archives, 1970), 822-38; and Guillermo Hen- riquez Torres, El misterio de los Buend1a, vol. I (Barranquilla: Editorial Antillas, 1996), 66-81. On the Italians, see also NUC 1890 #53; 1892 #23, 41, 55; and 1899 ...
Gilbert Michael Joseph, Catherine LeGrand, Ricardo Donato Salvatore, 1998
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OECD Public Governance Reviews Colombia: Implementing Good ...
Introduction This annex briefly illustrates the case of Barranquilla, a district municipality within a metropolitan area located in the north of the country, in the Atlántico Department. Although information collected in a single regional case- study ...
OECD, 2013
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Musical ImagiNation: U.S-Colombian Identity and the Latin ...
Colombia's port of entry for foreign musical influences bears mention in this regard. Barranquilla and the smaller coastal city of Cartagena have long been viewed as the primary hosts to Colombia's musical vanguard, both imported and from ...
Maria Elena Cepeda, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BARRANQUILLA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Barranquilla is used in the context of the following news items.
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Miss Universe Paulina Vega refuses to give up her crown - The …
Vega, born in Barranquilla, stressed to the radio station that the Miss Universe pageant existed long before Trump acquired it and that "it will ... «The Denver Post, Jul 15»
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EUR/USD recovery capped at 1.1090; back to 1.1050
FXStreet (Barranquilla) - The recovery from 1.1000 performed by the Euro against the US Dollar has been capped at the 1.1090 area as the ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
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Colombian Piedad Córdoba Discredits Survey on Peace Process
Such investigation carried out between 18 and June 24 included a total of 200 000 people who live in Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Barranquilla and Bucaramanga. «Prensa Latina, Jul 15»
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Sevilla's Carlos Bacca set to complete £21m move to Milan
Bacca represented his country at the Copa América in Chile but has now gone back to Barranquilla, which is where the medical will take place. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Teo relegated at River while he eats grandma's pasties
Gutierrez returned home to Barranquilla after Colombia lost their Copa America quarter-final to Argentina in Chile and has said he wants a ... «Eurosport.com ASIA, Jul 15»
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Gonzalez stops Herrera in 3
Herrera, 139 lbs of Barranquilla, COL is 17-11-1. Gonzalez landed 51-123 punches while Herrera was 40-148. Diego De La Hoya remained ... «15rounds.com, Jul 15»
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Barranquilla fue la cuarta ciudad con menor tasa de desempleo en …
Barranquilla se ubicó como la cuarta ciudad con la tasa de desempleo más baja del país entre marzo y mayo de este año, con 8,7%, esta es ... «El Heraldo, Jul 15»
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Tata Harper: Queen of the Green Skincare Movement
Originally from Barranquilla, Colombia, Harper now lives and works on a 1,200 acre farm in Vermont. The idea for her line was conceived after ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
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Storytelling in many forms ignited Joann Maria Yarrow's imagination
Joann Maria Yarrow is a theater artist with an expansive world view, and no wonder. Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, she traveled the globe ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
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EUR/USD falls below 1.1050; What's next?
FXStreet (Barranquilla) - The Euro continues trading to the south against its major competitors amid Greece crisis; in addition, the US Dollar is ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Barranquilla [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/barranquilla>. May 2020 ».
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