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Spanish Word of the Day: Cuadrilla

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Cuadrilla

La Semana Santa II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/4/2015
Word: Cuadrilla
(cua-DRI-lla), sunstantivo femenino singular
English: Team of carriers
Etymology: Del latín quadrus
Meaning: Grupo de personas reunidas para el desempeño de algunos oficios o para ciertos fines.
Topic:La Semana Santa II
Example:

"Avancen, avancen hermanos,
no estorben al cargador..."
grita el Capataz Mayor
que las cuadrillas comanda.

Nicomedes Santa Cruz, Al Señor de los Milagros

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