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Spanish Word of the Day: Riel

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Riel

Léxico relacionado con el ferrocarril II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/24/2005
Word: Riel
(ri-EL), sustantivo masculino
English: rail
Etymology: Del cat. riell, y éste del latín regella.
Meaning: Carril de una vía férrea.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el ferrocarril II
Example:

Para Kalid era como si le desgarrasen el cuerpo, como si lo bombardeasen con un fuego cruzado de basura y piedras que rebotaban contra el tren, los rieles, las vías.
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