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ciénaga

[syey-nuh-guh, syen-uh-, sin-] /ˈsyeɪ nə gə, ˈsyɛn ə-, ˈsɪn-/
noun, Southwestern U.S.
1.
a swamp or marsh, especially one formed and fed by springs.
Also, cienega.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism; < Spanish, derivative of cieno mud, slime < Latin caenum filth

Ciénaga

[sye-nah-gah] /ˈsyɛ nɑˌgɑ/
noun
1.
a city in N Colombia, on the SE coast of the Caribbean Sea.
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