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Barrio

Léxico relacionado con la ciudad

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/12/2002
Word: Barrio
(BA-rrio) sustantivo masculino
English: neighbourhood
Etymology: Del árabe barri
Meaning: Cada una de las partes en que se dividen los pueblos grandes o sus distritos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la ciudad
Example:

“... y eso que este es un barrio tranquilo, de gente de orden”.

CAMILO JOSE CELA, La Colmena, biblioteca El Mundo, p.169.

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