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Spanish Word of the Day: Tropel

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Léxico relacionado con el Quijote

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/25/2004
Word: Tropel
(tro-PEL), sustantivo masculino
English: herd; throng; troop
Etymology: Del francés antiguo tropel
Meaning: Muchedumbre o multitud que se mueve de forma desordenada.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el Quijote

"...descubrió Don Quijote un gran tropel de gente, que como después se supo, eran unos mercaderes toledanos que iban a comprar seda a Murcia".

Miguel de Cervantes, El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha