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Spanish Word of the Day: Antorcha

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Antorcha

Léxico relacionado con la iluminación

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/21/2009
Word: Antorcha
(an-TOR-cha), sustantivo femenino.
English: Torch
Etymology: Del provenzal entorcha
Meaning: Mecha que se hace de esparto y alquitrán para que resista al viento sin apagarse.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la iluminación
Example:

Epi recordó entonces esa carrera interminable por el Estadio de Montjuïc como último relevo de la antorcha en los Juegos de Barcelona.

Pronunciation: