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Spanish Word of the Day: Pasacalles

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Pasacalles

Léxico relacionado con el Carnaval II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 2/27/2015
Word: Pasacalles
(pa-sa-CA-lles), sustantivo masculino.
English: Street band
Etymology: De pasar y calle.
Meaning: Música con ritmo de marcha, generalmente tocada por una banda popular.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el Carnaval II
Example:

Los Carnavales en Arganda del Rey comenzarán hoy en el barrio de la Poveda con un desfile infantil, amenizado por el pasacalles de la Compañía Espiral, que representarán el espectáculo, Locos por la música.

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