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Spanish Word of the Day: Presidio

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Presidio

Sinónimos de cárcel

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 12/24/2010
Word: Presidio
(pre-SI-dio), sustantivo masculino.
English: Prison
Etymology: Del latín praesidium
Meaning: Establecimiento penitenciario en que, privados de libertad, cumplen sus condenas los penados por graves delitos.
Topic:Sinónimos de cárcel
Example:

Entonces habían iniciado la revolución en la calle y terminaron en presidio. Ahora comenzaban la revolución en la cárcel y esperaban terminarla en una libertad (…)

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