jornada

jornada

[hawr-nah-duh; Spanish hawr-nah-thah]
noun, plural jornadas [hawr-nah-duhz; Spanish hawr-nah-thahs] . Southwestern U.S.
a full day's travel across a desert without a stop for taking on water.

Origin:
1650–60; < Spanish < Old Provençal < Vulgar Latin *diurnāta; see journey

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Main Entry:  jornada
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a day's journey; a journey or activity carried out in one day; also written journado, journada
Etymology:  Spanish jornada 'day'
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