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Tapia

Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/2/2002
Word: Tapia
(TA-pia), sustantivo femenino
English: wall
Etymology: De origen incierto.
Meaning: Cada uno de los trozos de pared que de una sola vez se hacen con tierra amasada y apisonada en una horma.
Topic:Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II
Example:

"...a otro lado, la tapia blanquecina
de un huerto de cipreses y palmeras... "

Antonio Machado, “A la desierta plaza”

Pronunciation: