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Léxico relacionado con los accidentes geográficos

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 2/19/2009
Word: Isla
(IS-la), sustantivo femenino.
English: Island
Etymology: Del latín insula
Meaning: Porción de tierra rodeada de agua por todas partes.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los accidentes geográficos

En una isla del Océano,
los lebreles de plata persiguen a los ciervos de oro.

Jorge Luis Borges, “Himno”, de La cifra, Obra poética 3, Alianza Editorial, pág. 205.