Creek vs Barranca - What's the difference?

creek | barranca |

As nouns the difference between creek and barranca

is that creek is one of a native american tribe from the southeastern united states while barranca is a steep-sided gulch or arroyo; a canyon or ravine.

As a proper noun creek

is the muskogean language of the creek tribe.

As an adjective creek

is of or pertaining to the creek tribe.




(wikipedia creek) (en noun)
  • A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending farther into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river; the inner part of a port that is used as a dock for small boats.
  • (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, US) A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.
  • Any turn or winding.
  • Synonyms

    * beck, brook, burn, stream

    Derived terms

    * up the creek





    (en noun)
  • A steep-sided gulch or arroyo; a canyon or ravine.
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