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jornada

[hawr-nah-duh; Spanish hawr-nah-th ah] /hɔrˈnɑ də; Spanish hɔrˈnɑ ðɑ/
noun, plural jornadas
[hawr-nah-duh z; Spanish hawr-nah-th ahs] /hɔrˈnɑ dəz; Spanish hɔrˈnɑ ðɑs/ (Show IPA).
Southwestern U.S.
1.
a full day's travel across a desert without a stop for taking on water.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Spanish < Old Provençal < Vulgar Latin *diurnāta; see journey
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Contemporary definitions for jornada
noun

a day's journey; a journey or activity carried out in one day; also written journado , journada

Word Origin

Spanish jornada 'day'

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