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Emboscada

200 años de independencia

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/13/2010
Word: Emboscada
(em-bos-CA-da), sustantivo femenino.
English: Ambush
Etymology: Del participio de emboscar
Meaning: Ocultación de una o varias personas en parte retirada para atacar por sorpresa a otra u otras.
Topic:200 años de independencia
Example:

Era muy común que las tropas zapatistas iniciaran sus emboscadas al cobijo de las grandes nopaleras de la sierra Morelense”.

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