Definitions

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

  • A city of south-central Colombia on the Magdalena River south-southwest of Bogotá. It is a processing center in a cattle-ranching and coffee-growing region. Population: 305,000.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Neiva is the hot confluence of several rivers, including the muddy monster Magdalena (on the verge of overflowing nowadays, along with the Orinoco).

    7 The Journey Back « Unknowing

  • At 9AM in Neiva there were no buses leaving till 1, or 3 or 4.

    7 The Journey Back « Unknowing

  • So we parked out baggage at an overflowing holding place manned by a lethargic woman (Esa vieja como que no tiene ganas de trabajar hoy), and wandered into Neiva.

    7 The Journey Back « Unknowing

  • One of them was moving back home from Neiva: he was the one who bought me the first empanadas and the youngest.

    6 A Colombian Family « Unknowing

  • These fan out to cover the road, to shade the cattle and the avenues of Neiva, the capital.

    Al Huila « Unknowing

  • When it was done they quit and it was vallenatos after that, all the way till 3 AM in the glorious bus terminal of Neiva.

    1 The Journey To Huila « Unknowing

  • One Comment mark kaplan said on April 2nd, 2008 at 7:52 pm hi there—- i use recycled plastic bottles in my earrings sometimes….. it is a great alternative to the usage of the classic technique of plique-au-jour enameling and is far more durable to boot…. i appreciate the translucence and spectrum of colors out there…… Neiva and Fructis are a couple of my favorites…..

    Recycled Plastic: Artist Call for Submissions

  • Our UN driver had agreed to wait for us until sunset and then return with or without us to Neiva.

    A Billion Lives

  • In the end one of our loyal UN drivers volunteered to drive for ten hours from Bogota to Neiva and pick us up at the airport the next morning, along with some courageous pathfinders from the local Colombian Red Cross chapter.

    A Billion Lives

  • The political and social climate was now so tense that it turned out to be nearly impossible to find anyone who would be willing to take us from the airport in the small southern city of Neiva and into the rural area where the FARC would pick us up.

    A Billion Lives

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.