an alluvial plain formed at the base of a mountain by the coalescing of several alluvial fans.

1865–70, Americanism; < Spanish: slope, swoop, orig. feminine past participle of bajar to descend < Vulgar Latin *bassiāre, derivative of Late Latin bassus short, low Unabridged
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bajada (baˈxada)
rugby Union a scrummaging technique, developed in Argentina, in which all eight forwards in a pack drive forward low and hard
[C20: from Spanish bajar to go down]

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