Have you traversed any barrancas today?

bar·ran·ca /bəˈræŋkə; Sp. bɑrˈrɑŋkɑ/

–noun, pluralcas /-kəz; Sp. -kɑs/
1.    a steep-walled ravine or gorge.
2.    a gully with steep sides; arroyo.

[Origin: 1685–95; < Sp, var. of barranco, of obscure, prob. pre-L orig.]

Source: Dictionary.com.

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