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Spanish Word of the Day: Plazuela

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Plazuela

Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/4/2002
Word: Plazuela
(pla-ZUE-la), sustantivo femenino
English: small square or circus
Etymology: Del latín, plateola
Meaning: Lugar ancho y espacioso dentro de un poblado al que suelen afluir varias calles.
Topic:Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II
Example:

"...Mi sombra seguía
de aquel laberinto la sierpe encantada,
en pos de una oculta plazuela cerrada."

Antonio Machado, “Fantasía de una nota de abril"

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