from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A march or journey performed in a day.
  • n. The name given by the Mexicans to a long reach of desert country which has to be traversed, and where there is no water.


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  • From the Pima villages westward there is mention of a dry "jornada"

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  • My primary sources for the history of the Chopo market and alternative youth subcultures in Mexico City include: the independently published history cited in the chapter text Tianguis Cultural del Chopo: Una larga jornada, by Abraham Ríos Manzano Ediciones AB, 1999; ¡Qué Onda Ése . . .

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  • La estrella de la jornada, Cristina Kirchner le arrebató el manejo de la cumbre al Rafael Correa, le bajó la temperatura al enfrentamiento verbal, le puso los puntos sobre las íes a Uribe y a Chavez y ejerció como buena anfitriona.

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  • Perils of every variety confronted travelers on the jornada: disease, brigands, hostile tribes, and the daunting terrain itself.


  • Some 300,000 Argonauts struck out for the West, a third of them taking what became known as the southern routes—overland byways converging at Yuma, Arizona, where the Gila River joined the Colorado, and continuing along one or another waterless trail, or jornada, toward the Pacific coast.


  • In today's "la jornada", there's a headline that reads:

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  • It was known in Spanish as la jornada de la muerte; in English as “the journey of death.”


  • Bueno, ya me había levantado y no sé si por el espiral o qué me acababa de sentar a la computadora para empezar mi jornada de trabajo cuando me dio como un vahído, un leve mareo.

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  • Por si fuera poco, la vicepresidenta de la AN, ya definió de antemano el temario de la jornada prevista para hoy, que a su juicio versará sobre los modelos de país que quiere cada sector.

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  • Decididamente não terminou muito bem o primeiro passo da minha jornada iniciática nos mistérios arcanos do poker.

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