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Spanish Word of the Day: Umbría

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Paisaje rural andaluz II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/2/2002
Word: Umbría
(um-BRÍ-a), sustantivo femenino
English: shade, shady slope or area in the countryside
Etymology: Del latín umbra, sombra.
Meaning: Parte del terreno en que casi siempre hace sombra por estar expuesta al norte.
Topic:Paisaje rural andaluz II

Me ves pensando en la umbría vegetal de algunas
grutas, o en el agua del muslo donde brillan las venas.

Luis Antonio de Villena, “Magia en verano”