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Spanish Word of the Day: Alquería

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Léxico relacionado con el olivo II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/14/2002
Word: Alquería
(al-que-RÍ-a), sustantivo femenino
English: farmstead, farmhouse, hamlet
Etymology: Del árabe alqariyya
Meaning: Casa de labor, con finca agrícola, típica del Levante peninsular.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el olivo II

Ya darán
trabajo en las alquerías
a gañanes y braceros…"

Antonio Machado, "Los olivos"