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Spanish Word of the Day: Trinchera

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Trinchera

Léxico relacionado con la guerra

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 2/6/2002
Word: Trinchera
(trin-CHE-ra) nombre femenino
English: trench
Etymology: del francés trancheé
Meaning: 1.- Zanja defensiva que permite disparar a cubierto del enemigo.
2. Gabardina de aspecto militar.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la guerra
Example:

“cerca de un búnker abandonado por los talibanes, soldados de la alianza del norte, sacaron a un talibán herido de una trinchera”.

EL PAÍS, 14 de Noviembre de 2001

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