Definitions for guadianaˌgwɑ diˈɑ nə, gwədˈyɑ-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Gua•dia•naˌgwɑ diˈɑ nə, gwədˈyɑ-(n.)
a river flowing S from central Spain through SE Portugal to the Gulf of Cádiz. 515 mi. (830 km) long.
Category: Geography (places)
The Guadiana, or Odiana, is an international river located on the Portuguese–Spanish border, separating Extremadura and Andalucia from Alentejo and Algarve. The river's basin extends from the eastern portion of Extremadura to the southern provinces of the Algarve; the river and its tributaries flow from east to west, then south to the border towns of Vila Real de Santo António and Ayamonte, where it flows into the Gulf of Cádiz. With a course that covers a distance of 829 km, it is the fourth-longest in the Iberian peninsula, and its hydrological basin extends into an area of approximately 68,000 km².
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an important river of Spain, has its source in the E. of the plateau of Mancha, and for a short distance is known as the Zancara, flows in a westerly direction as far as Badajoz, where it bends to the S., then forms the border between Portugal and Spain for a short distance, bends into Alemtejo, and again, ere reaching the Gulf of Cadiz, divides the two countries; it is 510 m. long, of which only 42 are navigable.
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