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Spanish Word of the Day: Luminaria

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Luminaria

Léxico relacionado con la iluminación II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/25/2009
Word: Luminaria
(lu-mi-NA-ria), sustantivo femenino.
English: Luminaire, luminary
Etymology: Del latín luminaria
Meaning: Luz que se pone en ventanas, balcones, torres y calles en señal de fiesta y regocijo público.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la iluminación II
Example:

…tararea una melodía italiana mientras contempla las luces recién encendidas del pueblo, luminaria veraniega que le trae el recuerdo de las fiestas que se aproximan…

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