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barranca

[bə′raŋ·kə]
(geology)
A hole or deep break made by heavy rain; a ravine.
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Barranco Villafan mentioned Greg Gutfeld, a Fox News host who called the pope "the most dangerous person on the planet," as another example of conservative alarmism.
Throughout the first year of the papacy of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, we have questioned the passivity of the Mexican Catholic Church, especially its hierarchy, to assume a new attitude that the pope has demanded," said Barranco.
Edward Andrew Kruger, and Philip Wade Kruger, all brothers of the groom, and Mark Newman Adcock Cameron Stewart Albriton, James Ellis Fowler III, Harrison Barksdale Hood, Nicholas Barranco Jew, William Blair Johnson Jr.
The tourist board recommends a guided walk exploring the beauty of Tenerife's Barranco de Masca - a spectacular four-hour hike that winds down from the picturesque village of Masca through the ravine to the sea below.
Cortijo Barranco is a traditional farmhouse in the soft rolling landscape of Andalucia.
John Barranco, VMU-1's Commanding Officer, and Boston, Mass.
Barranco as commander of VMU-1 at Twentynine Palms, Calif, on 14 June.
Meanwhile, Mr Chaffey fell into a ravine during a trek with his wife at beauty spot Barranco de Azuaje in the north of the island, it was reported.
According to the Spanish writer Manuel Leguiniche ( Annual 1921, El desastre de EspaEa en el Ri ), following the trauma that this war caused in Spanish society, names such as El Barranco del Lob or el GurugE[bar] mountain- located in the area which witnessed the fiercest battle between Spanish soldiers and Abdelikrim's forces- began to conjure up some of the worst memories rooted in the collective memory of Spaniards.
As I climbed on another trek from Parcent, through orange groves, up the steep Barranco Negro gorge to the Coll de Rates towering over the village, those warning signs dotted the rocky slopes.
As I climbed on another trek from Parcent up the steep Barranco Negro gorge to the Coll de Rates towering over the village, those warning signs dotted the slopes.
Still, her biggest concern was scaling the Barranco Wall.