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Spanish Word of the Day: Carretera

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Carretera

Léxico relacionado el tráfico II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/31/2003
Word: Carretera
(ca-rre-TE-ra), sustantivo femenino
English: road
Etymology: De carreta, de carro, del latín carrus
Meaning: Camino público, ancho y espacioso, pavimentado y dispuesto para el tránsito de vehículos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado el tráfico II
Example:

“En España, dos millones de empleos están directa o indirectamente relacionados con la industria del transporte por carretera

Rafael Ruiz, El País Semanal nº 1.315.

Pronunciation: