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Spanish Word of the Day: Farol

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Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/29/2002
Word: Farol
(fa-ROL), sustantivo masculino
English: street lamp, lantern, light
Etymology: Del latín pharus
Meaning: Caja de vidrio u otro material transparente, dentro de la cual se pone una luz.
Farola de una sola luz.
Topic:Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía

“(...) y a través de los árboles los faroles inyectaban entrecortadas flechas de luz.”

Manuel Andújar, La fina hebra pajiza