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.
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.
* beck, brook, burn, stream
* up the creek
A steep-sided gulch or arroyo; a canyon or ravine.