Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river rising in the Cantabrian Mountains of northern Spain and flowing about 925 km (575 mi) to the Mediterranean Sea southwest of Barcelona.

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  • proper n. a river in Spain that flows into the Mediterranean

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a river in northeastern Spain; flows into the Mediterranean

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Examples

  • And the Ebro, which is in Catalonia, is unquestionably the Euphrates, both beginning with an E.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • For 350 EARTH, Rodriguez-Gerada designed the image of a girl form the coastal community of Delta d'Ebro which is threatened by climate change, especially sea-level rise and the resulting coastal erosion and salinization of fresh water supplies.

    Jamie Henn: Can art save the climate? 350 EARTH

  • When you look at Edward Wadsworth's worthy woodcut of a Yorkshire village (1914), it's difficult not to prefer the original, Picasso's Factory: Horta de Ebro (1909).

    Vorticism: the biz of the buzz – review

  • Born in the north of Spain in Miranda de Ebro, a city near the Rioja region, Mr. Bieito grew up on the frontier between Castilian and Basque cultural influences; as a teenager, he moved to Barcelona and quickly became inspired by the heady re-emergence of Catalan culture in the years following the death of Franco.

    Calixto Bieito's Second Act

  • Prominent in the successful fights against Spain's participation in the Iraq invasion and against the transfer to southern Spain of waters from the Ebro river, he was a fresh and heterodox politician.

    José Antonio Labordeta obituary

  • No way, retorts Jorge Ebro, who covers the Heat for El Nuevo Herald, Miami's leading Spanish newspaper.

    Talking Basketball, in Spanish, Is Definitely No Slam Dunk

  • Mirandes, only the second team from Spain's Segunda B to reach the last four of the cup in its present format, gave themselves hope of pulling off another upset with a late goal in Tuesday's first leg at their tiny stadium in Miranda de Ebro as a Fernando Llorente double gave Bilbao a 2-1 success.

    Valencia 1-1 Barcelona | Copa del Rey semi-final first leg

  • The biggest mountain ranges and rivers (like the Duero) mostly run right to left (except a few that run left to right, like the Ebro).

    At-a-glance guide to Spain

  • The company has taken over more than a dozen brands, including the Galbani cheese company of Italy, Lauki of Spain, U.S. company Rondele and the Lubborn creamery in the U.K. Last year Lactalis received European Union clearance to buy Puleva Foods, a milk-product unit of Spain's Ebro Foods SA, for €630 million.

    Lactalis Bids for Rest of Parmalat

  • Jessica, from Sittingbourne, Kent, hooked the fish during a trip with her father to the Ebro River in North-East Spain.

    84-Pound Girl Catches 193-Pound Wels Catfish

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