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Spanish Word of the Day: Glorieta

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Glorieta

La casa andaluza

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/9/2002
Word: Glorieta
(glo-RIE-ta), sustantivo femenino
English: bower
Etymology: Del francés gloriette
Meaning: Cenador de un jardín.
Plazoleta, por lo común en un jardín, donde suele haber un cenador.
Topic:La casa andaluza
Example:

Y los gitanos del agua
levantan por distraerse,
glorietas de caracolas
y ramas de pino verde.

Federico García Lorca, Preciosa y el aire

Pronunciation: