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Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/3/2002
Word: Muralla
(mu-RA-lla), sustantivo femenino
English: rampart, wall
Etymology: Del italiano, muraglia.
Meaning: Muro u obra defensiva que rodea una plaza fuerte o protege un territorio.
Topic:Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II

De la ciudad moruna
tras las murallas viejas,
yo contemplo la tarde silenciosa,
a solas con mi sombra y con mi pena."

Antonio Machado, “Caminos”