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Spanish Word of the Day: Farola

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Farola

Léxico relacionado con la iluminación II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/26/2009
Word: Farola
(fa-RO-la), sustantivo femenino.
English: Streetlight, streetlamp
Etymology: De faro
Meaning: Farol grande, generalmente compuesto de varios brazos, con sendas luces, propio para iluminar plazas y paseos públicos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la iluminación II
Example:

La plaza del pueblo es casi cuadrada, con piso de tierra, lleno de baches; en medio una farola de hierro sobre un pedestal de piedra.

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