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Spanish Word of the Day: Callejón

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Callejón

Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/28/2002
Word: Callejón
(ca-lle-JÓN), sustantivo masculino
English: alley
Etymology: Del latín calliculus
Meaning: Calle muy estrecha.
Paso estrecho y largo entre paredes, casas o elevaciones del terreno.
Topic:Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía
Example:

“Mira tú cómo están las vecinas del callejón, sacrificadas por cuatro monigotes.”

Federico García Lorca, La casa de Bernalda Alba, Acto II.

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