Barranquilla



a seaport in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River.
Historical Examples

As a consequence, no one can calculate when leaving Honda, how long it will take him to reach Barranquilla.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

He knew nothing of her, except that she had embarked at Honda and was bound for Barranquilla.
Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking

We were now within sight of Barranquilla and expected to land in less than an hour.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

Here even now we have many blooming plants in our garden at Oasis, our beautiful country-seat, near Barranquilla.
Harper’s Young People, January 18, 1881 Various

Josè had noticed him on the boat when he embarked at Calamar, and surmised that he had probably come up from Barranquilla.
Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking

Before one realizes it, one is at La Dorada, where the transfer is made to the steamer bound for Barranquilla.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

Tramway lines were in operation in Bogot, Barranquilla and Cartagena in 1907.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6 Various

There are several lines of steamboats plying between La Dorada and Barranquilla and intermediate points.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

He arrived from Barranquilla last night––so my Pedro tells me––and will fight in the arena this Sunday.
Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking

Such a mishap would have entailed much suffering and might have delayed our arrival at Barranquilla, for days, if not for weeks.
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans

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

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