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Nazareno

La Semana Santa III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/6/2015
Word: Nazareno
(na-za-RE-no) Sustantivo masculino
English: Penintent
Etymology: Del latín Nazarenus
Meaning: Penitente que en las procesiones de Semana Santa va vestido con túnica, por lo común morada.
Topic:La Semana Santa III
Example:

...el Jueves Santo salía,
llevando un cirio en la mano
¡aquel trueno!
vestido de nazareno

Antonio Machado: "Llanto por las virtudes y coplas por la muerte de Don Guido"
Campos de Castilla (1907-1917)

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